by Olivia Petter
We all know that what people eat around the world differs from country to country. But how people talk about food is just as distinctive – and not just because we speak in different languages.
A selection of non-translatable food-related idioms have been compiled in illustrations published by travel company Expedia, titled the Language of Foodies, for your food eating/speaking/fantasising pleasure.
From the poignant German word for “grief bacon” to the increasingly prevalent Finnish phrase for “underwear drunkenness”,expand your culinary rhetoric with these other-worldy foodie phrases.