You are looking at 1-20 of 22,924 entries  for:

  • Society and culture x
  • Cookery, Food, and Drink x
clear all

View:

A&P

A&P   Reference library

Tracey Deutsch

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
1,332 words
Illustration(s):
1

A&P dominated the grocery business in the United States for much of the twentieth century. It had a particularly large

A&W Root Beer Stands

A&W Root Beer Stands   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

On 20 June 1919, Roy Allen opened a root beer stand in Lodi, California, brewing the beverage from a

A1 sauce

A1 sauce   Quick reference

The Diner’s Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

A brand of brown sauce. The recipe was created in 1824 by H. W. Brand, who was chef to

aardvark

aardvark   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Food (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

Orycteropus afer, an animal of southern Africa which is truly ‘one of a kind’; it has no relations, although it can be counted as a member of the category of ...

abalone

abalone   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

A shellfish (mollusc), Haliotus spp., also known as ormer, paua, or sea ear. An 85g serving provides 89kcal (372kJ), 14.5g

abalone

abalone   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Food (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

the common name used since the mid-19th century in N. America, and now generally adopted, for large single-shell molluscs of the genus ...

Abalone

Abalone   Reference library

Sandra L. Oliver

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

Now considered a luxury shellfish, abalone is found on the Pacific Rim and along the coast of California. The commercial

Abbaye de Tamié

Abbaye de Tamié   Reference library

Soyoung Scanlan

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

is a washed-rind cheese produced from raw cow’s milk by the monks at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Tamié in the Savoie

abbey beers

abbey beers   Reference library

Garrett Oliver

The Oxford Companion to Beer

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
1,290 words
Illustration(s):
1

are beers produced in the styles made famous by Belgian Trappist monks, but not actually brewed within the walls of

abboccato

abboccato   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

medium sweet wines.

abboccato

abboccato   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Wine (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

Italian for medium sweet (less sweet than amabile) or, literally, ‘palatable’ from bocca or ‘mouth’. See also sweetness.

ABC

ABC   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Wine (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

acronym for the weary sentiment ‘Anything But Chardonnay (or Cabernet)’ which encouraged interest in grapes other than the (two most famous) ...

ABC protein

ABC protein   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

ATP-binding cassette proteins; a family of cell membrane transport proteins that bind and hydrolyse ATP, linked to active uptake into,

abdominal contraction

abdominal contraction   Quick reference

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

An easy and effective exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles. It may be performed almost anytime and anywhere, while sitting,

abdominal hold

abdominal hold   Quick reference

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

An exercise to test and develop your ability to sustain contractions of abdominal muscles.

▪ Lie on your back with

abdominal muscles

abdominal muscles   Quick reference

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

Four pairs of muscles, often referred to as the stomach muscles, that support and protect the contents of the abdomen

abductor

abductor   Quick reference

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

A muscle that moves a part of the body away from the midline, or causes the fingers or toes to

abductor raise

abductor raise   Quick reference

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

A simple exercise for strengthening the abductor muscles in the groin.

▪ Lie on your right side with both legs

abdug

abdug   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014

drink made from yoghurt with soda water, and sometimes also vodka.

Abernethy biscuit

Abernethy biscuit   Quick reference

The Diner’s Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

A firm-textured semi-sweet Scottish biscuit characteristically flavoured with caraway seeds. It takes its name (which was first recorded in 1834

View: