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Three dozen or three dozens

The word "dozen" can be used as both a number and as a noun. As a number it isn't used in the plural. Compare with "hundred": Three hundred eggs. Three dozen eggs (not "...
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How would you call such mental attachments related to food and cuisine?

In the first case, you could say has a taste for, meaning a preference for a certain type of food without the connotation that the person is actively avoiding other types. A refined palate would imply ...
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