Gastronomy vs Culinary - What's the difference?

gastronomy | culinary |


As a noun gastronomy

is the study of the relationship between food and culture.

As an adjective culinary is

relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gastronomy

English

Noun

(wikipedia gastronomy) (en-noun)
  • The study of the relationship between food and culture.
  • See also

    * cooking

    culinary

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking.
  • Her culinary skills were excellent.
  • Of, or relating to a kitchen
  • Derived terms

    * culinarily

    See also

    * cook * kiln * recipe

    References

    * Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[http://www.studiopotter.org/articles/?art=art0001] English collateral adjectives