Multilingual Food Glossary

One of our colleagues from the American Translators Association, Kristina Moeller, just shared a link to an interesting four-language online food dictionary (French, Spanish, German, English -- just up our alley). We quickly tested it with a few fancy food terms, and it appears to be quite accurate. As with every online resource, this is simply a glossary and not a painstakingly compiled dictionary, so take the results with a grain of salt. This is a good place to start if you do translations in the area of hospitality, travel, restaurants, etc., which we do quite a bit. Enjoy and let us know if you find the glossary to be solid! Visit the Gourmetpedia here.


3 comments:

Stefano on December 29, 2009 at 1:19 AM said...

Thank you, very useful resource!

Kevin Lossner on December 29, 2009 at 5:23 AM said...

Thank you for this one. This isn't an areas I work in formally (it's my partner's thing, though I've been translating bits out of K. Prato's books for family use for years), but I love vocabularies like this. I could have used one the first time I was confronted with a full spice cabinet all in German.

Judy Jenner and Dagmar Jenner on January 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM said...

@Stefano and @Keving Lossner: You are welcome, our pleasure. We are huge foodies ourselves, so this certainly comes in handy.

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