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Cosentino (Cosentinu)

Calabrian (It: Calabrese) is the name given to a number of dialects spoken in the Calabria region of Italy. The various dialects of Calabria are part of a strong continuum that are generally recognizable as Calabrian, but that are usually divided into two different language groups. In the northern one-third of the region, the Calabrian dialects are often classified typologically with Neapolitan language (it: Napoletano-Calabrese) and are called Northern Calabrian or just Cosentino. In the southern two-thirds of the region, the Calabrian dialects are more closely related to Sicilian language and are grouped as Southern Calabro or simply Calabro, and are sometimes classified within the "Italiano meridionale-estremo" language group.

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To find foods and foods and food-related items in in Cosentino you may search by any of the following terms:
Calabrese Calabria Calabrian Italian Italy Cosentino Cosentinu

These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller  may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using other  terms such as "Italian''.

You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of  aubergine (US: eggplant), choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'Eggplant cosentino' and then click on 'Translate from English'.

One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so other searches, such as 'Italian' should result in a successful search.

Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.

See: Italian food and cuisine, Calabria

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