Like ambrosia from the gods, I suddenly realized that Nicotine is the most amazing legal substance of the twentieth century.
Start with the beets and horseradish crème fraiche, then move on to the ambrosia burger, ending strong with the banana cream pie.
If Tilda Swinton ate anything for five years straight, it would probably be ambrosia.
Equanimity is sweet to taste, and has the supernatural power of transforming every thing to ambrosia.
He goes on to state that the month is so called from the Lenaea, or from the ambrosia.
ambrosia found a card, and on it was the name of a firm which ardently assured her it wanted to afford her credit.
He felt as Romulus might have felt when first invited to taste the ambrosia of the gods.
At dinner that day the rice pudding had the flavor of ambrosia.
This will be found a dish rivalling the ambrosia of high Olympus.
However, we quickly despatched them, and no ambrosia could have been more delicious.
1550s, "favored food or drink of the gods," from Latin ambrosia, from Greek ambrosia "food of the gods," fem. of ambrosios, probably literally "of the immortals," from a- "not" (see a- (3)) + mbrotos, related to mortos "mortal," from PIE *mer- "to die" (see mortal (adj.)). Applied to certain herbs by Pliny and Dioscorides; used of various foods for mortals since 1680s (originally of fruit drinks); used figuratively for "anything delightful" by 1731.
The food of the gods in classical mythology. Those who ate it became immortal.
Note: Particularly delicious food is sometimes called “ambrosia.”