in American dining has exploded in recent years, but a lack of
knowledge keeps most Americans from enjoying it fully. This handy,
pocket sized guide provides over 1,400 detailed definitions of the more
common ethnic food dishes and ingredients selected from forty-two
different cuisines. It's not a cookbook — it explains what ethnic food
words mean, and includes pronunciation guides for most entries.
even an index in the back, sorted by ethnicity, which makes it easy to
find the words within a given cuisine. If you've ever been flustered
when trying to decipher a menu while dining out, or if you just wanted
to know what Moo Goo Gai Pan meant, then the Pocket Dictionary of Ethnic Foods is for you. From aamchur to Zwiebelkuchen, this is sure to become an indispensable resource for diners and for customers visiting ethnic grocery stores.
Date of Publication: 2005