Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites by Clotilde Dusoulier
2014 | ISBN: 0399169849 | English | 128 pages | EPUB | 6 MB
The idiosyncrasies of language can tell us a lot about a culture. In this delightful book, Clotilde Dusoulier, creator of the award-winning food blog Chocolate & Zucchini, delves into the history and meaning of fifty of the French languages most popular food-related expressions.
Accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations by artist MÃ©lina Josserand, Edible French explores whimsical turns of phrase such as:
Tomber dans les pommes (falling into the apples) = fainting
Se faire rouler dans la farine (being rolled in flour) = being fooled
Avoir un cÅ“ur dartichaut (having the heart of an artichoke) = falling in love easily
A treat of a read for Francophiles and food lovers alike, Edible French is the tastiest way to explore French cultureone that will leave you in high spiritsor, as the French say, vous donnera la pÃªche (give you the peach).