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gourmand, gourmet
gourmand (goor MAHND, GOOR muhnd) (noun)
An individual who is exceedingly focused on food and drink: Fernando could be described as a gourmand based on his habits of always eating specialized meals and wines at various restaurants.
gourmet (goor MAY, GOOR may") (noun)
A person whose special interests are fine foods and drink: After years of study, Cleo became a gourmet and frequently entertained her friends at home with delicious meals.

The gourmand, who was writing a new cookbook, discussed it with her aunt who was also a renowned gourmet.