A to Z of French Food, French to English Dictionary of Culinary Terms by Genevieve De Temmermanhis is the first thing to pack whenever heading out for France. Even if you understand French, culinary usage can be different than you expect. Outside of Paris, English is not always understood let alone spoken. Even where English is spoken, they may have difficulty truly translating the menu for you. This small pocket sized book is the best dining aid around. Once you actually understand what is on the menu, you can break loose from the Poulet Roti and jump right into the Souris dAgneau (literally mouse of mutton).
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The A-Z Guide to French Food
I tweaked some rhymes. For Bastille Day, I thought I would make a translated alphabet of French food-words diners may encounter. The French. F is for fraise : it means strawberry , a summery craze. O is for oeuf : it means egg , do you need proof?
Overview Specs. From DT WEB: By Genevive de TemmermanThis application is the reference French-English gastronomic dictionary for anyone looking up perplexing culinary terms, whether encountered in a cookbook, in a gourmet food store, or on a menu. The app is a revised and augmented version of the eponymous paper book. The New York Times called it the most complete French menu translator available. David Leibowitz, pastry chef, author, and a 13 year veteran at Chez Panisse says: Its the book that I inevitably reach for first when I have any questions about French dishes, ingredients, or cooking terms, from the normal, to the obscure.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. - Aside from the room where the croissants were freshly-baked and handed out every hour, it was my favorite place at the school. I flipped though it and was impressed by how much was in this comprehensive little guide, so I bought one.