• Food translation goes mobile

    International food dictionary now has a mobile version.

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  • Turkish Cuisine

    Mezes and seafood of Turkey.

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  • Damnoen Floating Market

    About 110 kilometers from Bangkok is an old floating market. Today it is mainly for tourists, still it is an interesting location for photos and to try another type of “street” food. We tried chicken on bamboo skewers from one vendor and a noodle dish from the one shown here.

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  • Convert and Translate

    Page from a Persian fish cook book. Where do we get all of the words for International Food Dictionary? They come from many sources but the real work is trying to check and verify. I’m currently adding words for the fish of Iran. I first try to translate common fish names names using internet resources Continue Reading

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  • Translate

    A bakery in Rostok, Germany selling fresh bread. But, what is Sommergenuss Brot, a bread for summer enjoyment? Or is it a multigrain bread filled with sunflower seeds?

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Monthly Archives: March 2013


I’m off to Turkey and can’t wait to visit the spice bazaar. To help me understand what I’m seeing and eating I’ve begun adding a few Turkish words to the data base. The entire site hasn’t been coded to translate Turkish yet but the mobile version has been. I hope you get a chance to Continue Reading

Persian Herbs, Sabzi Khordan

Persians love fresh herbs and eat them with every meal whether formal, fancy, of fast. The Persian word for these fresh herbs is sabzi (سبزی). Sabzi comes from the Persian word sabz, which means green. In this way it is similar to the English expression “greens” which is used for leafy vegetables in salads. Green Continue Reading