- More Names of Plants, Food, and Drinks Formed by Folk Etymology
"This post lists words derived from words in other languages as a result of folk etymology,
a process by which speakers adopt the foreign terms after revising them by using existing elements from their native language."
- Many Food Names in English Come From Africa - Text + Audio + Pictures + Quiz - 6 February 2018
"Today, we will tell you about words English has taken from African languages. Many of these words entered English as a result of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade."
- 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."
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."
Candwich is an example of a portmanteau word, where two (or more) words (or parts of words) are combined to create a new word.
- Picture Dictionary: Food
picture dictionary - Vegetables
"Move your mouse around the screen to learn new vocabulary.
Click on "test" when you are ready to check your knowledge."
words and phrases
"Learn the language of the street - what people
say and the topics they like to talk about."
- Food (web2.uvcs.uvic.ca)
the restaurant - list of expressions