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Word: gourmand

Definition: epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink


Sentences Containing 'gourmand'

Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook was named New Zealand’s best celebrity cookbook for 2010 in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
I tell you it will be more tolerable for the Fejee that salted down a lean missionary in his cellar against a coming famine; it will be more tolerable for that provident Fejee, I say, in the day of judgment, than for thee, civilized and enlightened gourmand, who nailest geese to the ground and feastest on their bloated livers in thy pate-de-foie-gras.
In early 2004, the book won the 2003 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards’ “Best in the World” distinction in the “Best Easy Recipes Book” category.
Look at your knife-handle, there, my civilized and enlightened gourmand dining off that roast beef, what is that handle made of?--what but the bones of the brother of the very ox you are eating?
The Vinologue Empordà guide received the Gourmand award of "Best Enotourism Book" from a United States publisher in 2012.
The Vinologue Priorat guide received the Gourmand award of "Best European Wine Book" from a United States publisher in 2013.
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