Thursday, August 1, 2013

did u know ...

did u know ...
1 Foodie (sometimes spelled foody) is an informal term for a particular class of aficionado of food and drink. A foodie seeks new food experiences as a hobby rather than simply eating out for convenience or hunger. The dictionary defines a foodie as "someone who has an ardent or refined interest in food."
A typical foodie interests and activities include the food industry, wineries and wine tasting, breweries and beer sampling, food science, following restaurant openings and closings and occasionally reopenings, food distribution, food fads, health and nutrition, cooking classes, culinary tourism, and restaurant management.
2 Fooding is the brand of a restaurant guide and gastronomic events that was founded in 2000.
3 Foodpairing is a method for identifying which foods go well together. The method is based on the principle that foods combine well with one another when they share key flavor components.
4 Gourmet is a cultural ideal associated with the culinary arts of fine food and drink, or haute cuisine. The term gourmet may refer to a person with refined or discriminating taste who is knowledgeable in the craft and art of food and food preparation.
5 Culinary arts is the art of preparing and cooking foods.
6 Haute cuisine or Grande cuisine refers to the cuisine of "high level" establishments, gourmet restaurants and luxury hotels in France. Haute cuisine is characterized by meticulous preparation and careful presentation of food, at a high price level, accompanied by rare wines.
7 A gourmand is a person who takes great pleasure in food; a person given to excess in the consumption of food and drink; a greedy or ravenous eater.

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