Culinary terms with L

lapeating verb – to take liquid by licking it with the tongue, as most animals do. // lap up drink eagerly or eat greedily by licking with the tongue – noun – the amount of liquid taken by one single lick of the tongue, the act of lapping.

larder - name - a small room, closet size, for food storage. Alternatively, large cupboard for food storage.

Lebkuchen - A kind of spiced cookie or gingerbread that has been baked in Nuremberg, Germany, since the 1300s.

lunchname – the midday meal, the meal taken at the middle of the day, usually around noon – eating verb – eat the midday meal lunch; also have lunch. // lunch box the small metal or plastic carry case commonly used by school children or working parents to carry food for lunch at school or work. // lunch break time given to students or employees in the middle of the working day so they can eat their lunch. // lunch counter a food venue with a special area for quick service of lunches to eat in, usually standing or to go.

luncheon - name - formal name for lunch. // luncheon meats cooked meats, sliced and served cold, mainly for sandwiches and salads, deli meats.

luncheonette - name - a small cafeteria or food establishment selling light lunches.

lunch room - name - cafeteria, room reserved to eat lunch at school or workplace.

lunch time - name - the time when lunch is eaten, usually the same period every day.