The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy

The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy

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Baker & Taylor
Presents a foodie's glossary of one hundred trendy culinary words that shares fun facts and etymologies for terms ranging from "snackifying" and "vegetable butchers" to "fat-washing" and "sourdough hotel."

Baker
& Taylor

The award-winning creator of the "Ruth Bourdain" Twitter feed presents a foodie's glossary of 100 trendy culinary words that shares fun facts and etymologies for terms ranging from "snackifying" and "vegetable butchers" to "fat-washing" and "sourdough hotel."

Sourcebooks Inc.

Do you like your garlic Goodfellas thin? Have you ever been part of a carrotmob? Why are bartenders fat washing their spirits (and what does that even mean?)

Eatymology demystifies the most fascinating new food words to emerge from today's professional kitchens, food science laboratories, pop culture, the Web, and more. With 100 definitions, illustrations, and fun food facts and statistics on everything from bistronomy to wine raves, Eatymology shows you why it's absolutely imperative to adopt a coffee name and what it means to be gastrosexual, and is the perfect gift for everyone from foodiots to brocavores.



Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, 2015
ISBN: 9781492626244
1492626244
Branch Call Number: 641.013 FRIEDLAN
Characteristics: xiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

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