separately priced items from a menu
cooked so it's still tough when bitten
served in Greek cooking style
cooking until the ideal degree of doneness
the process of making something acid or sour with lemon or lime juice
the process when dry ingredients pass through a sifter and air is circulated through
a dish in which ingredients are set into a gelatine made from a meat stock
sprinkled with breadcrumbs and cheese or both
with its own juices from cooking, often referring to meat
coated with loosely cracked peppercorns and then cooked
the descriptor for a liquid that has been reduced until nearly dry
a container holding hot water into which a pan is placed for slow cooking
to cover a meat with a layer of fat before cooking
to pour juices or melted fat over meat to keep it moist while cooking
a sauce made with butter, onions and vinegar
a thick creamy soup with a base of strained broth of shellfish or game
to plunge into boiling water..
a combo cooking method that first sears the food at high temperature..
the process of soaking meat in a brine before cooking
shredded or finely cut veggies and herbs usually used as garnish for soup
to roughly chop raw or cooked food by peeling, seeding and chopping
a type of clear soup made from richly flavored stock that has been clarified
meat cooked slowly in its own fat
to remove the central section of some fruits which contain seeds and tougher materials that is not usually eaten
a thick sauce made with fruit or vegetable puree
a small, round roll of minced meat, fish, or vegetable coated with egg and breadcrumbs
to remove and dissolve the browned food residue
to remove the fat from the surface of a hot liquid
to coat wet or moist foods with a dry ingredient before cooking to provide an even coating
to put oil, vinegar, salt, or other toppings on a salad
to remove the string from a string bean or to thinly slice almonds
to slice thinly
a dish consisting of fish marinated for one day in a sauce
a boneless piece of meat, poultry, or fish.
the process of adding alcohol to a hot pan to create a burst of flames

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101 Culinary Terms


101 Culinary Terms


101 Culinary Terms


Culinary Terms


101 Culinary Words


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