Rob and Sam talk about the recipe translators, who help to make the recipes of famous chefs accessible across barriers of language, culture and cuisine – and they teach you some useful vocabulary along the way.
This week’s question:
It may be true that British cooking is better than it used to be, but there’s still some pretty bad food out there. So, according to a 2019 YouGov survey, which UK food was voted the worst?
a) steak and kidney pies
b) scotch eggs
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
ingredient – item of food that is combined with other food to prepare a particular dish
gastronomy – the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food
specialise – focus on studying and learning about one specific subject or skill
to cut a long story short – (Br Eng) used when you are explaining what happened in a few words, without giving all the details
replicate – make or do something again in exactly the same way
mimic – copy the way in which something is done, sometimes in a funny way
You can download audio and text here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2022/ep-221013