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90 Food Menu Terms Explained

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90 Food Menu Terms Explained

90 Food Menu Terms Explained

Ever sat reading a menu with words you’ve never seen before or have no idea what they mean? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. 

The Food Glossary

The gastro-glossary of words around the word is long and often confusing with many kitchen terms that chefs fully understand confusing their customers when they hit the menus in the dining room. 
That’s why this food infographic from Bookatable is so useful. It lists a whole mix of different menu terms that often confuse people an offers up some basic descriptions on exactly what each term means. 
Avec des Glacons, Hache, Omakase, Du Jour, Veloute Sauce are all explained on the chart, a perfect reference for anyone who wants to understand every word a menu might throw up. 
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  • Sangeeta said on

    Pretty useful indeed – a savior for the novice and a handy reference for the connoisseur. Thank you and Bookatable for sharing this. We loved it and it’s one of our favorite food stories of the month:

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