Thursday 20 June 2024

The CULINARY WORLD Explored through PALINDROMES


Discussion with Examples
GUEST EDITORS: Sarah Palindrome and Melonia, December, 2016. Contributions are a mix of phrases drawn from standard lists and those concocted by the guest editors. 


The CULINARY WORLD Explored through PALINDROMES 

GENERAL PRINCIPLES, SHOPPING etc.
Do often net food.
Marché, eh? Cram. [Fr. = market or market-place]
Nip in if I nip in.
a) Sup U.S. [locovores' motto?] b) Sup CCCP/U.S. [abbrev. in Cyrillic script, Soviet Union]
Yreka Bakery.
One man, a palate et al. - a panameño. [Sp. - citizen of Panama]
Smug gums.

VEGETABLES
Ail, a dive - vidalia. [type of sweet onion, named for the town of Vidalia GA]
A.m. rapini - Parma.
A man, a potato - Panama.
Evil, O evil - live olive.
May a moody baby doom a yam?
No 'I'; No 'O'; - onion.
O, had I a tip: acre potato per capita: Idaho.
O, nag eros -- oregano.
Onion, ah? Hanoi, no.
Plan okra; park on Alp.
Sir, a potato? - Paris.
To potato pot!
Sugar, a psalm - (L.) asparagus. [L. = Latin derivation]


FRUITS
A man, apple; yelp, "Panama".
A melon? Olé, Ma.
Ana, nab a banana.
Apple? Help, Pa.
Émil, asleep, peels a lime.
Émil: a sleepy baby peels a lime.
Émil? No! Mel, asleep, peels a lemon-lime.
Gift fig.
Lemon? No, Mel.
No! It's a banana bastion.
No 'lem'n' in melon.
No 'melon' in "O, lemon"
No M. misreps 'persimmon'.[M. = Fr. abbrev. for monsieur]
No. Mel, awash, saw a lemon.
No melt-lemon.
No, Milton, not limón. [Sp. = lemon]
Nome lemon.
No R. tick - citron.

Not a banana baton?
No way a papaya won!
O, Gus. No lemon. No melon sugo.[sugo = It. for sauce or juice] Stun nuts.

FISH/SEAFOOD
A man, a pan, olé! crab -- Barcelona (Panama).
A nut for a jar of tuna.
Bar clears - Israel, crab.
Doc: Note, I dissent. A fatness - I diet on cod.
Draw eels leeward.
Mahi-mahi. I ham. I ham.
No 'm' lasts. Old lost salmon.
No romp. Race carp, moron.
Tuna roll or a nut.

MEAT
A ham - Omaha.
A man, a plate, ewe et al. -- Panama.
A man, a plate, elk-cub, buckle et al. -- Panama.
A Santa puréed deer up at NASA.
Feeble, very. Revel? Beef.
I'm, alas, a salami.
Ma has a ham.
One man, a pollo panameño.
Re grub: Ma had a hamburger.

SEASONING, SPICES, and OILS
Dill, a plan, a canal -- pallid.
Drat! "Sumatra Art", a mustard.
Lisa Bonet ate no basil.
Oil: olio. [It. = oil]
One pal, a jar, a jalapeño.
Ragù -- sugar.
"Salt", an atlas.
Le sel. [Fr. = salt]

BREAD AND BAKED GOODS
I, not ten aprons nor panettoni.
Leg -- a banana bagel.
O, had I a tip -- pita; Idaho.
Sniff'um muffins.
Snub buns.
Naan. [an Indian bread]

APPETIZERS AND MEALS
On, I nap -- panino
A man, a panino, O Nina -- Panama.
A man, a pâté, feta -- Panama.
A man, a pasta, amore -- Roma ('ats-a Panama).
Eh, canapé -- panache.
Go hang a salami, I'm a lasagna hog.
I, not a girl -- rigatoni.
Lit' Nel, on dahl had no lentil.
Salad, alas.
Stir grits.
Sewer of wet stew for ewes.
Wontons? Not now.
Yo, Bob. Mug a' gumbo, boy!

BEVERAGES
Decaf level-faced.
Emily's sassy lime.
Évian: naïve [French brand of bottled water]
No gong! Get up. Put eggnog on!
Nary a demand named 'ayran'.[Turkish = a popular, yogurt-based drink]
No cider. Red icon.
Red ice cider.
Tunis -- Pepsi nut.

WINE, BEER, LIQUOR etc.
Alas Ramón, no marsala!
Amen: a pinot, nom de 'Edmonton' (Ipanema).
Lager, sir, is regal.
Murder for a jar of red rum.
Night: fifth gin.
"Rum... rum...", I murmur.
No bar? Got no rot? Toronto, grab ON.
Campus motto: Bottom's up, Mac.

DESSERTS
A cakery? Yreka, CA.
A flan, a final plan, if an Alfa.
Amen: a pie -- Ipanema.
Drat! Such custard!
"Ma", Jerome raps, "Spare more jam."
Stressed was I ere I saw desserts.
Stratagem: megatarts.
Trade trat's tart, Ed -- Art.


HEALTHY EATING
Sup not on pus.
No ham, Mahon.
No lemons, no melon.
Desserts stress, Ed.
Ban campus motto: "Bottoms up, MacNab."

VEGETARIANISM
Ate plate late, petal et al. -- PETA.
"Emu fat!", Edna and Eta fume.
UFO tofu.
We freed fine venison. No sin, even if deer few.

OTHER FOOD PROHIBITIONS AND PREFERENCES
Lived on decaf; faced no devil.
Lisa Bonet ate no basil.
Nole Monet ate no melon.
He, "I prefer pi, eh?"

FOOD ADVENTURISM (unusual foods)
Lion oil.
Tangy gnat.
God, a red nugget. A fat egg under a dog.
Kayak salad -- Alaska yak.
Raw burger. Re grub -- war!
So, catfood lid = dildo of tacos.
Uvula -- 'A luv U.

ENTERTAINING AT HOME
Bacon -- no cab.
Do offer ref food.
Enid and Edna dine.
"Dennis and Edna dine", said I, as Enid and Edna sinned.
Dennis, Rod, Enid and Edna dined or sinned.
A man, a plate, snoop spoons et al. -- Panama.
Won't figs gift now?

RESTAURANTS
A man, a pang, a salad, a lasagna -- Panama.
Amen: a pizza, jazz -- Ipanema.
Ate pasta-salad, alas. -- 'At's-a PETA.
A tip: "Le Falafel" -- pita.
Nail a tired rotini in it; order Italian.
Oozy ran I, Luc, at a culinary zoo.
Start trats.
Tip it if I tip it.

FOOD and RELATED HEALTH PROBLEMS
A gassy baby's saga.
Burger murders: re drum, re grub.
No Sir, away! -- a papaya war is on.
Sis -- emesis.
Night nets tenth gin.
Pure, boss is -- Sober up!

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