20 May, 2008
More Food NeologismsPosted in : musings on by : Dave Tags: jargon, neologisms
More jargon and recently coined food words and phrases from The Double Tongued Dictionary.
God shot n.“The [espresso] machine is for people who like to fiddle—and not everyone wants to grind beans, pre-heat demitasses, tamp at just the right pressure, “temperature surf” and do all the other hoo-ha necessary to produce a perfect shot (or “God shot,” as they call it on Coffeegeek).”
meat glue n. “Transglutaminase: Commonly known as meat glue, it is used to chemically bond proteins together.”
sushi index n.“There’s something called the sushi index.…The Americans are eating less fancy-fancy because they are screwed for the dollars.”
meat without feet n. “Professor Omholt knows that persuading many people to overcome their knee-jerk distaste for lab meat—or ‘meat without feet,’ as one animal organisation has referred to it—will be tricky.”