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English Food & Drink Translation Glossary

English term English translation
"toasted" (about ground coffee) - most likely an error roasted
Baker's Surprise Baker's Surprise, a first-class cake, based on a new mix from Sonneveld
broken meal coarsely crushed or ground grains of some cereal, with possible connotations
Entered by: Charles Davis
can't stop eating/chewing it! your palate fiesta
Entered by: Erich Ekoputra
ch cold cereal CHILD's cold cereal (airline terminology)
circus mix marshmallow peanuts, jelly beans, animal crackers
Entered by: airmailrpl
crispy (as opposed to crisp) They are often used interchangeably - crispy for food 'made' crispy, crisp for a 'natural' state
Entered by: Christine Andersen
cupping Placing meat into a measuring cup
curing and aging when microbial fermentation involved, it is aging
Entered by: silviantonia
difference between countline and tablet Origin of term: countline sold by count/number/unit v tablet sold by weight
Entered by: Peter Simon
food service (using or not using a hired company) outsourced or in-house catering service
Entered by: B D Finch
fresh thinking ethos a forward-looking ethos / ethos of innovation
Entered by: Darko Kolega
gallon litres
glaze explanation
i.o. instead of
Entered by: David Seycek
ice-creams ice cream machines or cones
Entered by: Gayle Wallimann
IE German (&poss.some other languages) name for 'IU' (International Unit) 'die/the Internationale Einheit'
made on the premises made on site / on the property (not brought in from another place)
maitre d' maitre d' (avoiding both plural and direct possessive)
Entered by: B D Finch
milk soup vs. dairy soup No
miramiya salvia
not...nor...that, much like the chef himself nothing and no one will be leaving...quite like the chef...
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
OJ orange juice
perma-packed flopspot also heads (owns) permanently-packed hangout
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
pork, bacon (other animals) ... bacon / salt ...
Entered by: Tony M
properly posted Correctly up to date and filed in the right order/place
replacement by a permanent repair replacement of the temporary fix by a permanent repair
Entered by: Charles Davis
retorted eggs eggs processed in a retort pouch
Entered by: Shera Lyn Parpia
rework reusing left over ingredients
rich, gourmet chocolate chocolate with a strong, complex flavour and usually higher fat content
soil dirt, residue, contamination
Entered by: Jussi Rosti
Sonnet Variationmix combinaion of bread and pastry
Entered by: Michael Tovbin
soybean milk yoghurt soy milk yogugrt (there is no difference)
spicemate Spicemate
St. Louis frame of mind The way of thinking of in Saint Louis
staff shop shop for staff purchases
Entered by: Sheila Wilson
sticky foods sugary foods which stick to your fingers or to the plate
sup spot place to eat / eatery
Entered by: Tony M
surfing the shelves looking through the shelves
take-out vs carry-out little difference
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