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Dictionaries, vocabularies, lexicons Here are some suggestions for places to find more information and translations of food terms. We are happy to receive suggestions for other useful places to find information: suggestions. French-English Gastronomy, beyond.fr Cuisne et Terroirs, rechercher un produit The Food Thesaurus – lots of explanations in English but no translations Saveurs du […]

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Various and Other

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista DIVERS DIVERSE VARIOUS/OTHER bavaroise, f fromage, pudding bavarois beignet, m munk doughnut biscotte, f skorpa, kex biscuit, cracker, rusk (UK), Melba toast (US) cassonade, f (brune) farinsocker brown sugar chantilly – cf. crème chantilly chapelure, f ströbröd breadcrumbs confiture, f marmelad, sylt jam, […]

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Herbs & Spices

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista (FINES) HERBES, f, EPICES, f ÖRTKRYDDOR, KRYDDOR HERBS, SPICES ail, m, ails/aulx (pl), tête (f) d’a., gousse (f) d’a. vitlök, vitlökar, “hel” v., vitlöksklyfta garlic, (plural), bulb of g., clove of g. aneth, m dill dill basilic, m basilika basil cannelle, f kanel […]

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Mushrooms, fungi

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista CHAMPIGNONS, m SVAMP MUSHROOMS cèpe, m Karl Johan-svamp, karljohansvamp, stensopp porcini/cèpe mushrooms (boletus edulis) champignon (de Paris) champignon button/cultivated mushroom champignon sauvage skogssvamp wild mushroom chanterelle, f trattkantarell (Obs: ej “vanlig” gul kantarell) another kind of mushroom not in the chanterelle family but […]

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Fruit & Berries

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista FRUITS, BAIES, m FRUKT OCH BÄR FRUIT, BERRIES abricot, m aprikoser apricot airelle, f (à fruits rouges) lingon lingon-berry agrume, m (mpl) citrusfrukt (vanl. plur.) citrus fruit (us. plur.) amande, f mandel almond ananas, m ananas pineapple arachide, f jordnöt peanut banane, f […]

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Fish, Shellfish & Seafood

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista Important: It is often VERY difficult to precisely translate the names of some fish. Fish species are not identical in different parts of the world … and the same name may actually be used for different fish. Or, a fish that you can […]

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Offal et al.

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista TRIPERIE/ABATS INÄLVSMATSBUTIK/INÄLVSMAT OFFAL andouille/andouillette, f inälvskorv sausage made of chitterlings cervelle, cerveau(x) (d’agneau, de veau) hjärna brains coeur, m hjärta heart foie lever liver langue, f tunga tongue moelle, f [mwal] märg (bone) marrow museau, m mule brawn (UK), headcheese (US) os, m […]

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Butcher

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista © Copyright BKWine This glossary is available to you free of charge. In return we ask that you help us improve it. Send us a message if you have any corrections, additions, questions or other comments! Go to the main page of the […]

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Game

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista GIBIER, m VILT GAME biche, f hind doe cerf, m hjort deer chevreuil, m rådjur roe/venison élan, m älg elk, moose lièvre, m hare hare marcassin, m litet vildsvin young wild boar rassie, adj hängt hung renne, m ren reindeer sanglier, m vildsvin […]

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Game Birds

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista GIBIER DE PLUME VILTFÅGEL GAME BIRDS bécasse, f morkulla woodcock canard (m) sauvage vildand wild duck faisan, m / faisane, f fasan pheasant perdreau, m ung rapphöna young partridge perdrix de neige, f fjällripa white grouse perdrix, f rapphöna partridge pigeon, m duva […]

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Poultry

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista VOLAILLE, f FÅGEL POULTRY aiguillette, f tunn skiva från bröstet thin slice from the breast aile, f bröstbit, vinge breast on the bone, wing caille, f vaktel quail canard de Barbarie stor sorts anka (mindre fet) (big) type of duck (less fatty), Barbary […]

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Charcuteries

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista CHARCUTERIES CHARKUTERIER ~DELICATESSEN andouille/andouillette, f inälvskorv sausage made of chitterlings boudin (m) blanc vit korv gjord på kalv/kyckling white pudding boudin, m (noir) blodkorv blood sausage, black pudding confit (m) de canard anka kokad och konserverad i sitt fett conserve of duck jambon […]

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Cheese

Small Gastronomic Glossary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista FROMAGE OST CHEESE affiné lagrad matured (= kept by the cheese maker or cheese seller until it has matured) affineur en som mognadslagrar ost, vanligen en osthandlare someone who keeps the cheese to mature it; may be used to describe a cheese seller […]

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Food Dictionary Introduction

Short Gastronomic Glossary: English-French-Swedish This glossary contains words and expressions that you may encounter when you go shopping for food. It is based on real life experience which is why some translations are different from what you might find in (some) dictionaries. For example: all dictionaries that I have seen translates the French chantarelle to […]

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Vegetables

The vegetable section of our Gastronomic Dictionary A French-Swedish-English dictionary of food terminology Liten Gastronomisk Ordlista LÉGUMES, m GRÖNSAKER VEGETABLES ail, m (gousse d’) vitlök (klyfta) (clove of) garlic arachide, f jordnöt- (t ex olja) peanut (e.g. oil) artichaut, m kronärtskocka artichoke asperge, f sparris asparagus aubergine, f aubergine aubergine (UK), eggplant (US) avocat, m […]

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