Words

Culinary – of or for cooking 
Gourmet – of cooking as a skill or an art 
Epicurean – getting pleasure from food and drink of high quality 
Gluttony – eating more than what is needed 
Gastronomy – the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food. 
Voracious – having a large appetite (for anything) 
 
Choose the word which best fits the blanks in the sentences here. 

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In order to understand the diversity of Indian cuisine, researchers at the National Science Research Center decided to come with a     map of India.
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In many cultures bears unfairly are made symbols of insatiable     While it is true that they have a varied diet, their excess consumption is only in preparation of the cold winters which they spent without eating.
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Some food chains are now trying to reinvent the wheel. One such eatery has taken up the baton to turn the humble burger into a full featured     meal.
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The tiny island state of Tasmania has become an     dream for those who wanted to pursue a richer culinary culture. Its pristine environment and chemical free farming practices offer tons to those whose main aim in life is to enjoy what they eat.
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Though South America is credited with the discovery of the chilli, they have been a part of the     tradition of several countries for centuries before that.
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To those who support the idea of avoiding everything in excess, Christmas, with its unbridled array of dishes, has become a festival of    
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There was always this trope of judging a woman by what she cooked and how she chose what she did: a discussion of the usefulness of     in making judgements about character.
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With numerous rivers, the state is rich in sand, which dredged out of river-beds to feed the country‚Äôs     construction industry.
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The picturesque county of Rutland boasts a Michelin-star restaurant, dozens of     eateries, but what it lacks is a Mc Donalds or a Burger King.
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Fish and Chips is more than a snack. It is a part of the British culture, national identity and    
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Much like our own, the Georgian Era was an age of     excess. The rising leisure class had more time to eat the more varieties provided by the ever-increasing number of restaurants, plunging the upper classes into a mini obesity epidemic.
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The program follows the extraordinary life of the yellowfin tuna from when it is but a minute egg to the time it becomes a 200-kilogram,     predatory giant.