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    Taste or flavour?

    Hi, please could you tell me when using taste and when using flavour?



    Which of these sentences is correct?

    all the flavours of Campania (an Italian region) and South Italy

    or

    "all the tastes of Campania and South Italy"

    Can I say "In this restaurant you can find some tastes from Campania"?

    Thank you!


    Novella


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    Re: Taste or flavour?

    Hi Novella,
    This is Tony from England.
    This is a subtleties of translation discussion point in that when using "flavour " in this context, it means the complete ambience of the region, not just food, thus it encompasses food + culture.
    Taste is just food.
    In the 2 sentences quoted, I would use "flavours" in both cases because it is a culture thing about how the food is prepared & how it expresses the culture of the area!


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    Re: Taste or flavour?

    Thanks so much!


    Novella

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