All Things Food: Tonight’s “The Apple” Preview – The history of a few of the most basic food words in English and what they reveal about us

Would an apple by any other name taste as sweet? Why do we drink milk at the breakfast table, but take our café  “au lait”? On this week’s “The Apple: A Bite of Culinary Culture” Katherine Perry talks with Ina Lipkowitz, MIT professor and author of “Words to Eat By: Five Foods and the Culinary History of the English Language”. The book traces the history of a few of the most basic food words in English–and what they reveal about us.


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