20 terms

Food- PM Intermediate/ Advanced


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a unit for measuring the amount of energy that food will produce
something, especially a drink or food, made by mixing different things, especially things that are not usually combined
happy and friendly and usually loud: strong and healthy: a hearty meal is very large
to give a person or other living thing the food and other substances they need in order to live, grow, and stay healthy: formal for keeping a feeling, idea, or belief strong or helping it to grow stronger
the process of giving or getting the right type of food for good health and growth ≠ malnutrition
food that smells or looks very good, making you want to eat it ≠ unappetizing
without any excitement, strong opinions, or special character; dull: food that is bland has very little taste: tasteless
producing or relating to very good food and drink
something that is subject to decay, ruin, or destruction, especially food, if it is not kept in the proper conditions: liable to rot or wither ≠ non-perishable
to fully enjoy the taste or smell of something: to fully enjoy a time or experience
being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is peculiarly acrid or disagreeable;
distasteful or distressing to the mind; marked by intensity or severity; caused by or expressive of severe pain, grief, or regret
to take the color out of something; to bleach by excluding light; to make ashen or pale; to put vegetables, fruit, or nuts into boiling water for a short time
to combine or associate so that the separate constituents or the line of demarcation cannot be distinguished; to prepare by thoroughly intermingling different varieties or grades; to mix
heated to the boiling point; intensely agitated; to an extreme degree; very hot
moderately warm; lacking conviction
à la carte
listing or serving food that can be ordered as separate items, rather than part of a set meal; if food in a restaurant is à la carte, each dish has a separate price
the formal rules for polite behavior in society or in a particular group; the formal rules for behavior; manners
consisting of people or things that are all of the same type
you have a bad effect on something so that it is no longer attractive, enjoyable, useful etc.;
to start to decay; to give a child everything they want, or let them do whatever they want, often with the result that they behave badly
someone who is picky only likes particular things and not others, and so is not easy to please; finicky; fussy