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"Ketchup" is Fish Sauce?!

September 30, 2014

According to Stanford University linguist Dan Jurafsky in his book, The Language of Food, just published by WW Norton, the words we use for everyday foods contain clues to the food’s origin and evolving use around the globe. Take ketchup for instance, a word dating back to 200 BC, apparently.  “..…

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Swiss Bookshop of Food Offers Newest Catalog

May 22, 2013

The Librairie Gasterea in Lausanne specializes in high quality works, both old and new, on gastronomy, and wine culture, Check out its latest catalog, #15, on their site in coming days.

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