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An A-Z of food and drink

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This guide to over 1,200 gastronomic terms will delight anyone who wants to discover more about what they eat and drink. From Absinthe to Zabaglione, this dictionary reveals the origin, meaning, and development of a feast of terms."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Wörterbuch
Từ điển
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Ayto
ISBN: 0192803522 9780192803528 0192803514 9780192803511 9780191726972 0191726974
OCLC Number: 48932542
Notes: Previously published as: The diner's dictionary. 1993. This ed. includes corrections.
Description: xii, 375 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: A to Z of food and drink
A-Z of food & drink
Responsibility: John Ayto ; with a preface by Alan Davidson.
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Seasoned throughout with literary wit and wisdom, this feast of gastronomic words and phrases traces the origins and history of over 1200 English terms for foodstuffs, dishes, and drinks. Previously  Read more...

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