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(Updated on 16/09/2016)

 

 

Vocabulary :

  • A Smorgasbord of Food Terms Meaning “Mixture”
    "A number of words referring to an assortment of food in one dish or display of dishes also allude to a mixture (often a confused one);
    here are those terms and their meanings and origins."

    (dailywritingtips.com)

 

 

  • Britain vs. America: Vegetable Names - Anglophenia Ep 39
    "If you want to get your five-a-day in the U.K., you're going to want to know your scallions from your spring onions.
    Anglophenia's Kate Arnell teaches us seven vegetables with different names in America and Britain."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • 45 Synonyms for “Food” + explanations (dailywritingtips.com)

  • GEOPHAGY :

    • Geophagy - Eating Dirt
      "A Traditional Practice Which Provides Nutrients to the Body.
      People around the world eat clay, dirt or other pieces of the lithosphere for a variety of reasons..."
      (geography.about.com)

      Clay Eating
      (newgeorgiaencyclopedia.net)

      Geophagy
      It "is the practice of eating earthy or soil-like substances such as clay, and chalk, in order to obtain essential nutrients such as sulfur and phosphorus from the soil. It is closely related to pica, a classified eating disorder in the DSM-IV characterized by abnormal cravings for nonfood items..."
      (Wikipedia)


  • food stamp = "A stamp or coupon, issued by the government to persons with low incomes, that can be redeemed for food at stores."
    (thefreedictionary.com)
    SEE Food stamps
  • Top 10 New Foods at the 2010 State Fairs
    "From cotton candy to corn dogs to deep-fried Coke, the enterprising folks at America’s state and county fairs top themselves year after year...
    "
    (endlesssimmer.com)

 

  • Sandwiches in a TIN
    "U.S. inventors have dreamt up the ultimate in lunchtime convenience food for busy consumers - a sandwich in a can.
    The aptly named Candwich comes in three flavours - peanut butter and strawberry jam, peanut butter and grape jam and barbecue chicken
    - and is being sold in vending machines across Utah."

    (dailymail.co.uk)
    Candwich is an example of a portmanteau word, where two (or more) words (or parts of words) are combined to create a new word.
    (jeffreyhill.typepad.com)

 

  • Food around the world
    Click on TOPIC/THEME on the left
    / TOPIC, THEMED and CROSS-CURRICULAR RESOURCES / Various Topics & Themes  
    (Primary Resources)

 

 

 

 

  • Picture Dictionary: Food (pdictionary.com)

  • Interactive picture dictionary - Vegetables
    "Move your mouse around the screen to learn new vocabulary. Click on "test" when you are ready to check your knowledge."
    (Parapal Online)
  • Food words and phrases
    "Learn the language of the street - what people say and the topics they like to talk about."

    (BBC)
  • Food (web2.uvcs.uvic.ca)

  • At the restaurant - list of expressions
    1.The waiter
    2.The guest

    (englisch-hilfen.de)