File Size: 2.99 MB
Print Length: 364 pages
Publisher: Mango (3 December 2019)
Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
The Comprehensive Etymology of Eating
Eat Your Words is a gloriously gluttonous glossary of all things grub and gastronomy: It’s a true treat for anyone who loves language as much as they love food. With witty and fun definitions of everything from aeroponics to zoosaprophagy, this compilation offers definitions of 6,000 unusual and unfamiliar terms across twenty-one fact-packed courses.
For bon viveurs and verbivores alike: Are you a gourmet who knows the difference between Maldon and Morton salt? Maybe you’re an expert on the properties of heat in cooking. Or you’re a cocktail connoisseur with a taste for tequila. Eat Your Words is a surprising treat for anyone who loves learning about food and cooking. If you’re looking for cooking gifts for a friend who devoured Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, this culinary dictionary is the perfect fit.
A delight for word nerds: For Scrabble stars and anyone who excels at Words with Friends, Eat Your Words is a clever guide to little-known culinary terms that will give you that special edge.
In Eat Your Words: The Definitive Dictionary for Discerning Diners, you’ll find terms about:
A cornucopia of culinary treats from around the world
The cultivation, selling, and serving of every food you can imagine
The appetites of diners and their dinners across all species
“Now I can impress my food-snob friends with more than my ratatouille and learn some great food-related scrabble words as well.” ― Nina Lesowitz, author of The Party Girl Cookbook
“This is an outstanding contribution to the field of food language and lore and an accessible reference book for professional and amateur foodies alike.” ― Susannah Seton, author of Simple Pleasures of the Kitchen
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