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10 food words and phrases that we never use in olive

'Yummy', 'washed down with', 'nom', 'eatery'... no, no, no! We've made a list of the food words and phrases you'll NEVER see on olive. Have we missed anything out?

Our style at olive is to write as we talk: informed but unpretentious, and with a sense of humour.

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And we never, ever use these terms:

Tasty – too vague


Cooked to perfection – whose version of perfection are we talking about?


Scrummy or yummy – we’re not still in nursery school


Fare or fayre – we won’t be mentioning gammon from chain pubs


Eatery – do you stop off at these on days out at the buyeries?


Washed down with/lashings of – too Famous Five


Funky – just like dad at a wedding


For best results – no, let’s make a mediocre version, shall we?


Moist – gives us the heebie jeebies


Nom nom nom – no, no no. 


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What words and phrases make you seethe? Let us know!