world cuisine | languages
search help | about us | allergies

mainMain dictionary      translateTranslate from English       keywordKeywords      varietyVarieties      latinLatin
Search for:          

This is the searchable online international food dictionary with 67,413 terms in 307 languages plus 42,027 plurals.

Just type in the word that you're looking for and press enter or click on search. There are other types of search; see search help for more information.

The database behind this site was the loving creation of Suzy Oakes, who has since passed away. She is greatly missed. You can see her obituary in the Guardian

A cookbook, featuring Suzy's favourite recipies, is available. People who are interested should contact Mun Flint. Currently, the cost is £12.50 plus postage and packing. All proceeds go to the Suzy Oakes Trust for Mill Road.

Picture of cover of recipe book


Language: Italian

Description: A variety of grape native to Piedmont and used in making great Piedmontese wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco. These wines should be drunk with the powerful foods of the north of Italy, game and white truffles in autumn. References to these grapes are known from the earily 14th Century.

Pronounced: nehb-BYOH-loh
Gender: N/A
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Piedmont
Also known as: Chiavennasca, Pugnet, Picutener, Spanna

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Piedmontese Food and Cuisine

See drinks, wines etc: Barbaresco, Barolo

Feel free to e-mail us if you have any comments, but be aware that the database is just being maintained, not updated.

© Suzy Oakes, all rights reserved
All data appearing on this site are copyright protected