The Diner's Dictionary

The Diner's Dictionary

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From absinthe to zabaglione, theDiner's Dictionary is a mouth-watering collection of food and drink terms, explaining their meaning and origins. Covering basic ingredients and traditional dishes, as well as exotic delicacies, this book will delight all those who want to discover more about what they eat and drink.168 | harissa harissa A hot sauce or paste used in North African cuisine, made from chilli peppers, paprika, and olive oil. The word comes from Arabic, where it means a#39;poundeda#39;. hartshorn Shavings from the antlers ofa deer (hart is an old word for an adult male deer). ... and the expression a#39;make a hash of somethinga#39; followed in the early nineteenth century (a#39;Froude writes up to me we have made a hashanbsp;...

Title:The Diner's Dictionary
Author:John Ayto
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2012-10-18


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