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An airline meal, airline food, plane food or in-flight meal is a meal served to passengers on board a commercial airliner.
Albrecht Samuel Anker (April 1, 1831 – July 16, 1910) was a Swiss painter and illustrator who has been called the "national painter" of Switzerland because of his enduringly popular depictions of 19th-century Swiss village life.
Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père ("father"), was a French writer.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
In restaurants, à la carte is the practice of ordering individual dishes from a menu in a restaurant, as opposed to table d'hôte, where a set menu is offered.
A banquet is a large meal or feast, complete with main courses and desserts, often served with ad libitum alcoholic beverages, such as wine or beer.
Barbecue or barbeque (informally BBQ or barbie) is a cooking method, a style of food, and a name for a meal or gathering at which this style of food is cooked and served.
Ben O'Donoghue is an Australian chef.
A birthday is the anniversary of the birth of a person, or figuratively of an institution.
Blue-plate special or blue plate special is a term used in the United States and Canada by restaurants, especially diners and cafes.
Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking.
Breakfast is the first meal of a day, most often eaten in the early morning before undertaking the day's work.
A bride is a woman who is about to be married or who is newlywed.
A bridegroom (often shortened to groom) is a man who will soon be or has recently been married.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning to early afternoon, generally served from 10am up to 2pm, and regularly has some form of alcoholic drink (most usually champagne or a cocktail) served with it.
A buffet (from sideboard) is a system of serving meals in which food is placed in a public area where the diners serve themselves.
A bull roast is a meal where an entire bull is roasted over an open pit barbecue and then sliced up and served.
A cafeteria is a type of food service location in which there is little or no waiting staff table service, whether a restaurant or within an institution such as a large office building or school; a school dining location is also referred to as a dining hall or canteen (in British English).
Cantonese cuisine (廣東菜), also known as Yue cuisine (粵菜) or Guangdong cuisine, refers to the cuisine of China's Guangdong Province, particularly the provincial capital, Guangzhou (Canton).
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
A chair is a piece of furniture with a raised surface supported by legs, commonly used to seat a single person.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
The term collation originates in Western Christianity, where it refers to the two small meals allowed on days of fasting, with or without abstinence.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
A communal meal is a meal eaten by a group of people that serves a social and/or ceremonial purpose.
A condiment is a spice, sauce, or preparation that is added to food to impart a particular flavor, to enhance its flavor, or in some cultures, to complement the dish.
Cooking or cookery is the art, technology, science and craft of preparing food for consumption.
In dining, a course is a specific set of food items that are served together during a meal, all at the same time.
A cuisine is a style of cooking characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes, and usually associated with a specific culture or geographic region.
Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and preserved for the benefit of future generations.
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.
The dabbawalas (also spelled dabbawallas or dabbawallahs, called tiffin wallahs in older sources) constitute a lunchbox delivery and return system that delivers hot lunches from homes and restaurants to people at work in India, especially in Mumbai.
Dal bhat (दालभात, ডাল ভাত, દાળ ભાત, डाळ भात, দাইল ভাত dail bhat / ডালি ভাত dali bhat) is a traditional meal from the Indian subcontinent, popular in many areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
In Greek, deipnon means the evening meal, usually the largest meal of the day.
Dessert is a confectionery course that concludes a main meal.
Dim sum is a style of Chinese cuisine (particularly Cantonese but also other varieties) prepared as small bite-sized portions of food served in small steamer baskets or on small plates.
A dining room is a room for consuming food.
Dinner usually refers to the most significant meal of the day, which can be at noon or in the evening.
A dish in gastronomy is a specific food preparation, a "distinct article or variety of food," ready to eat, or be served.
A drink or beverage is a liquid intended for human consumption.
Eating (also known as consuming) is the ingestion of food, typically to provide a heterotrophic organism with energy and to allow for growth.
Eid al-Fitr (عيد الفطر) is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).
Elevenses is a short break taken at around 11a.m. to consume a drink or snack of some sort.
Elizabeth Chong (born 27 May 1931 in Guangzhou, (formerly known as Canton), China) is a prominent Chinese-born Melbourne Australia based celebrity chef, author and television presenter.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
An entrée in modern French table service and that of much of the English-speaking world (apart from the United States and parts of Canada) is a dish served before the main course of a meal; it may be the first dish served, or it may follow a soup or other small dish or dishes.
The Eucharist (also called Holy Communion or the Lord's Supper, among other names) is a Christian rite that is considered a sacrament in most churches and an ordinance in others.
A family meal or staff meal is a group meal that a restaurant serves its staff outside of peak business hours.
A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures.
A field ration, combat ration or ration pack is a canned or pre-packaged meal, easily prepared and eaten, transported by military troops on the battlefield.
A fish fry is a meal containing battered or breaded fried fish.
Flavor (American English) or flavour (British English; see spelling differences) is the sensory impression of food or other substance, and is determined primarily by the chemical senses of taste and smell.
Fondue is a Swiss dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot (caquelon or fondue pot) over a portable stove (réchaud) heated with a candle or spirit lamp, and eaten by dipping bread into the cheese using long-stemmed forks.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism.
Foodservice (US English) or catering industry (British English) defines those businesses, institutions, and companies responsible for any meal prepared outside the home.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
A free lunch is a sales enticement that offers a meal at no cost in order to attract customers and increase revenues from other offerings.
A full breakfast is a breakfast meal that typically includes bacon, sausages, eggs and a beverage such as coffee or tea.
A full-course dinner is a dinner consisting of multiple dishes, or courses.
Funerary art is any work of art forming, or placed in, a repository for the remains of the dead.
A garnish is an item or substance used as a decoration or embellishment accompanying a prepared food dish or drink.
Gastronomy is the study of the relationship between food and culture, the art of preparing and serving rich or delicate and appetizing food, the cooking styles of particular regions, and the science of good eating.
Haute cuisine (French: literally "high cooking") or grande cuisine refers to the cuisine of "high-level" establishments, gourmet restaurants and luxury hotels.
Hervé This (born 5 June 1955 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French physical chemist who works for the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique at AgroParisTech, in Paris, France.
Breakfast is the first meal taken after rising from a night's sleep, most often eaten in the early morning before undertaking the day's work.
A Hog Fry is a traditional Oklahoma Cherokee social meal in which large iron kettles are placed over open fires.
A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work including school, are suspended or reduced.
A home, or domicile, is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.
An hors d'oeuvre (hors d'œuvre), appetizer or starter is a small dish served before a meal.
Iftar (or Fatoor) (إفطار 'break fast') is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Irma Starkloff Rombauer (October 30, 1877 – October 14, 1962) was an American cookbook author, best known for The Joy of Cooking (1931), one of the world's most widely read cookbooks.
Italian meal structure is similar to most other European ones, consisting of breakfast, lunch, and supper.
Jiggs dinner, also called boiled dinner or cooked dinner, is a traditional meal commonly prepared and eaten on Sundays in many regions around the Atlantic provinces of Canada.
or is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner.
The kids' meal or children's meal is a fast food combination meal tailored to and marketed to youngsters.
A condemned prisoner's last meal is a customary ritual preceding execution.
Leftovers are the uneaten edible remains of a hot or cold meal after the meal is over and everyone has finished eating.
This is a list of baked or steamed bread varieties.
A condiment is a supplemental food, such as a sauce, that is added to some foods to impart a particular flavor, enhance its flavor, or in some cultures, to complement the dish.
Cooking is the art of preparing food for ingestion, commonly with the application of heat.
Humans in different cultures use a variety of tools to eat.
This list of glassware includes drinking vessels (drinkware) and tableware used to set a table for eating a meal, general glass items such as vases, and glasses used in the catering industry.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Lunch, the abbreviation for luncheon, is a meal typically eaten at midday.
The main course is the featured or primary dish in a meal consisting of several courses.
Manhan Quanxi, literally Manchu Han Imperial Feast was one of the grandest meals ever documented in Chinese cuisine.
A meal is an eating occasion that takes place at a certain time and includes prepared food.
Meal preparation, sometimes called "meal prep," is the process of planning and preparing meals.
The Meal, Ready-to-Eat – commonly known as the MRE – is a self-contained, individual field ration in lightweight packaging bought by the U.S. Department of Defense for its service members for use in combat or other field conditions where organized food facilities are not available.
Meals on Wheels is a program that delivers meals to individuals at home who are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals.
In a restaurant, a menu is a list of food and beverage offered to the customer.
Michael Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Midnight breakfast is a generic term for a communal meal served at some American colleges and universities.
Many regional cuisines feature a mixed grill, a meal consisting of a traditional assortment of grilled meats.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
A national dish is a culinary dish that is strongly associated with a particular country.
New England boiled dinner is the basis of a traditional New England meal, consisting of corned beef or a smoked "picnic ham" shoulder, with cabbage and added vegetable items, often including potato, rutabaga, parsnip, carrot, white turnip, and onion.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to food preparation: Food preparation – art form and applied science that includes but is not limited to cooking.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
A packed lunch (also called pack lunch, sack lunch or bag lunch in North America, or pack up in the United Kingdom, as well as the regional variations: bagging in Lancashire, Merseyside and Yorkshire, as well as a pack up in York) is a lunch prepared at home and carried to be eaten somewhere else, such as school, a workplace, or at an outing.
Paprika (US English more commonly, British English more commonly) is a ground spice made from dried red fruits of the larger and sweeter varieties of the plant Capsicum annuum, called bell pepper or sweet pepper.
A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, recreation, or as part of a festival or other commemoration of a special occasion.
The Passover sacrifice (קרבן פסח Korban Pesakh), also known as the "sacrifice of Passover", the Paschal Lamb, or the Passover Lamb, is the sacrifice that the Torah mandates Jews and Samaritans to ritually slaughter on the eve of Passover, and eat on the first night of the holiday with bitter herbs and matzo.
A picnic is a meal taken outdoors (''al fresco'') as part of an excursion – ideally in scenic surroundings, such as a park, lakeside, or other place affording an interesting view, or else in conjunction with a public event such as preceding an open-air theatre performance, and usually in summer.
A picnic basket or picnic hamper is a basket intended to hold food and tableware for a picnic meal.
A picnic table (or picnic bench) is a modified table with benches, designed for eating a meal outdoors (picnicking).
A pig roast or hog roast is an event or gathering which involves the barbecuing of a whole pig.
The plate lunch is a quintessentially Hawaiian meal, roughly analogous to Southern U.S. meat-and-threes.
A platter is a meal or course served on a platter.
A ploughman's lunch (abbrev. to ploughman's) is an English cold meal which is based around bread, cheese, and onions,Hessayon, The new vegetable and herb expert, 2014, p.73 usually accompanied with butter and some form of pickle.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
A potluck is a communal gathering where each guest or group contributes a different and hopefully unique, and often homemade, dish of food to be shared.
The Pyrenees (Pirineos, Pyrénées, Pirineus, Pirineus, Pirenèus, Pirinioak) is a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between Spain and France.
In Belgium, France, Brazil, in the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick, the city of New Orleans, and some other French-speaking places, a réveillon is a long dinner held on the evenings preceding Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
A rehearsal dinner is a pre-wedding ceremony in the United States tradition, usually held after the wedding rehearsal and the night before the wedding ceremony.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
A rest area is a public facility, located next to a large thoroughfare such as a highway, expressway, or freeway, at which drivers and passengers can rest, eat, or refuel without exiting onto secondary roads.
A restaurant, or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.
Richard Sterling (Sebastopol, California,3 April 1953) is a travel, food and lifestyle journalist, as well as one of the foremost practitioners of the "literature of gusto." Originally from Northern California, he spent many years as a sailor, an engineer and a diarist before becoming a journalist.
A sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein two or more pieces of bread serve as a container or wrapper for another food type.
A school meal or school lunch (also known as hot lunch, a school dinner, or school breakfast) is a meal provided to students at school, typically in the middle or beginning of the school day.
Second breakfast (or Zweites Frühstück, Drugie Śniadanie, Tízórai) is a meal eaten after breakfast, but before lunch.
Service à la française (French, "service in the French style") is the practice of serving various dishes of a meal at the same time.
Service à la russe (French, "service in the Russian style") is a manner of dining that involves courses being brought to the table sequentially.
Shellfish is a food source and fisheries term for exoskeleton-bearing aquatic invertebrates used as food, including various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms.
A side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order, side item, or simply a side, is a food item that accompanies the entrée or main course at a meal.
Smörgåsbord is a type of Scandinavian meal, originating in Sweden, served buffet-style with multiple hot and cold dishes of various foods on a table.
A snack is a portion of food, smaller than a regular meal, generally eaten between meals.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
A still life (plural: still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which are either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, shells, etc.) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, etc.). With origins in the Middle Ages and Ancient Greco-Roman art, still-life painting emerged as a distinct genre and professional specialization in Western painting by the late 16th century, and has remained significant since then.
A summer camp or sleepaway camp is a supervised program for children or teenagers conducted during the summer months in some countries.
The Sunday roast is a traditional British main meal that is typically served on Sunday (hence the name), consisting of roasted meat, roast potato, and accompaniments such as Yorkshire pudding, stuffing, vegetables and gravy.
Supper is the main evening meal (sometimes used to describe a light snack later in the evening).
A table is an item of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, used as a surface for working at, eating from or on which to place things.
In restaurant terminology a table d'hôte ("table of the host") menu is a menu where multi-course meals with only a few choices are charged at a fixed total price.
Tableware are the dishes or dishware used for setting a table, serving food and dining.
A tasting menu is a collection of small portions of several dishes served by a restaurant as a single meal.
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to Asia.
Tea (in reference to food, rather than the drink) has long been used as an umbrella term for several different meals.
Tiffin is an Indian English word for a type of meal.
Tiffin carriers or dabbas are a kind of lunch box used widely in South Asia for tiffin meals.
A TV dinner (also called prepackaged meal, ready-made meal, ready meal, frozen dinner, frozen meal and microwave meal) is a pre-packaged frozen or chilled meal that usually comes as an individual portion.
A twelve-dish Christmas Eve supper is traditionally prepared in many Central European and Northern European cultures, especially those that were formerly part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, including Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Belarusian.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
A value meal is a group of menu items at a restaurant offered together at a lower price than they would cost individually (except at McDonald's, where an "Extra Value Meal" actually costs more).
A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage.
A wedding anniversary is the anniversary of the date a wedding took place.
A wedding breakfast is a dinner given to the newlyweds, and guests at the wedding reception.
A wedding reception is a party usually held after the completion of a marriage ceremony as hospitality for those who have attended the wedding, hence the name reception: the couple receive society, in the form of family and friends, for the first time as a married couple.
Yum cha, is the Cantonese tradition of brunch involving Chinese tea and dim sum.