The New School of Food Speak
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The Food Section rounds up its best Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy entries, a glossary of food and cooking terms that have been finding their way into the common foodie vernacular.
Here is a sampling:
arugulance (noun): a (perceived) attitude of superiority and snobbery manifested in an appetite for pricey--yet delicious--peppery greens.
As in: Barack Obama's "typical liberal arugulance."
Goodfellas thin (noun): Measurement of a slice of garlic cut extremely thin using a razor blade.
As in: Garlic cloves should be sliced "Goodfellas thin," as is called for throughout Andrew Carmellini's cookbook Urban Italian.
twecipes (noun): Extremely abbreviated recipes, published via Twitter, that provide cooking instructions in no more than 140 characters.
See also: twixologist.
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