Type
Crossword
Description

a common food most of us know, sound shape and cheesy la pizza
cold, icy, sweet and tasty il gelato
sweetened hazelnut cocoa and can eat it with bread la nutella
a type of soft drink that includes orange il chinotto
baked cookies il biscoti
wide flat pasta and one of the oldest types of pasta la lasgna
a mixed dumpling in Italian cuisine il gnocchi
fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling il cannoli
a dough that looks kind of like pizza la pinsa
can be served as hot porridge or be baked or grilled la polenta

Foods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It's used to make Guacamole Avocado
A green variety of smooth-skinned summer squash. Zucchini
thin strips of salted and smoked meat from the sides and the back of a pig Bacon
A hot drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub. Coffee
A small lump of dough that is boiled or steamed Dumpling
A food that is made from cacao beans and that is eaten as candy or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods Chocolate
A very thin flat piece of dough that is wrapped around a mixture of chopped vegetables and often meat and then usually fried Egg roll
A dish that people prepare for themselves at the table by putting small pieces of food (such as bread, meat, or fruit) in a hot liquid (such as melted and flavored cheese or melted chocolate) Fondue
the strongly flavored root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking Ginger
a thick, sweet substance made by bees Honey
a small green pepper that is very hot and is used especially in Mexican cooking Jalapeño
A small fruit that has green flesh, black seeds, and brown, hairy skin Kiwi
An ocean animal that has a long body, a hard shell, and a pair of large claws and that is caught for food Lobster
A thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream Milkshake
:a thin, flat, round cake that is made by cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface (called a griddle) Pancake
: pasta in the shape of long, thin strings Spaghetti
: an alcoholic drink made from the juice of grapes Wine
: a slightly acidic semisolid food that is often flavored and sweetened and is made of milk that has been soured by the addition of bacteria Yogurt
: a food made from flat, usually round bread that is topped with usually tomato sauce and cheese and often with meat or vegetables Pizza
: a Japanese dish of cold cooked rice shaped in small cakes and topped or wrapped with other ingredients (such as pieces of raw fish) Sushi
: a soup made of beef or chicken broth and rice noodles Pho
a Chinese food made of dough that is filled with meat or vegetables and often served boiled in soup Wonton
: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack Granola
a piece of sweet fried dough that is often shaped like a ring Doughnut
: a soft, juicy red fruit that grows on a low plant with white flowers Strawberry
: a tropical plant with a thick root that can be boiled and eaten Taro
: a juicy tropical fruit that has firm yellow and red skin and a hard seed at its center Mango
a vegetable pickle seasoned with garlic, red pepper, and ginger that is the national dish of Korea Kimchi
: a Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried unsweetened dough and sprinkled with sugar Churros
a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables, and chili peppers. Banh mi

Baking and Pastry Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

responsible for supervisiong preparation of breads, cakes pies, etc. pastry chef
responsible for preparing sweet dessert items pastry cook
works preparing and baking bread baker
finely milled wheat flour
rubbery substance that gives baked goods structure gluten
wheat flours used in bake shops are categorized by this potential
sweetener using equal parts of water and sugar simmered until sugar is dissolved simple syrup
fats used in bakeshop shortening
process in which gases are trapped in dough creating small bubbles leavening
sodium bicarbonate baking soda
process in baking when carbon dioxide and alcohol act to leaven baked goods fermentation
process used to soften gelatin blooming
alcohol-based flavorings extracts
used to measure large quantities of ingredients balance scale
used to roll dough into thin sheets rolling pin
knives with thin flexible blades palette knife
used in decorating cakes so all sides can be reached turntable
simple piece of metal or plastic with a zigzag edge pastry comb
cone-shaped bag made of cloth or plastic pastry bag
large paddle used as a spatula baker's peel
comes in many different sizes and shapes pans

Italian foods Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Basil
Carbonara
Cheese
Gelato
Lasagna
Meatballs
Pasta
Pizza
Risotto
Spaghetti
Tomatoes

The baker's secret Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This mixing method is used for pastries and biscuits. Biscuit
A common mixing method requires just one of these. Bowl
A mixture that is similar to a dough but has more liquid in it. Batter
Produce during baking as water in the product heats. Steam
An ingredient that adds flavor,nutrients, richess,and color. Egg
Products with this type of filling must be refrigerated to prevent spoliage. Cream
Cream of tartar is a powdered ___ found in baking powder. Acid
This type of dough is firm to the touch. Stiff
The most common sugar. Sweetener
Flavoring in liquid form. Extract
If the ___ is too large or too small, a baked product will not be baked properly. Pan
Products bake by dry heat in a ___ oven. Conventional
Do this the oven to ensure accuracy of cooking times. Pre-heat
To work dough with the hands to mix ingredients and develop gluten. Knead
This ingredient combines with an acid liquid to produce gas for leavening. Soda
This kind of paper may melt if used as a pan liner. Waxed
This type of batter is thick and is usually spooned into pans. Drop
This kind of paper is recommended as a suitable pan liner. Parchment
This type of batter is thin enough to pour in a steady stream. Pour
Wax in waxed paper does this when heated. Melt

CROSSWORD PUZZLE BREAD & PASTRY

Type
Crossword
Description

Essential ingredient for bread YEAST
Ancient grain ground into flour and used to make non-gluten-free foods including bread, pasta and pastry WHEAT
Flour mixture for bread and pastry DOUGH
Any sturdy, 4-quart capacity bowl is fine. Mixing Bowl
This tool makes it easy to apply egg washes and thin glazes, and ensures even application. pastry brush
type of cylinder to roll out dough. Rolling pin
Because it’s flexible, you can scrape dough from the sides of the bowl without scratching it. rubber scraper
Use the flat paddle to mix the ingredients Dough Hook
Pan Used for baking Baking pan
A long handled spoon is required wooden spoon
Wheat is the most common type of flour used in bread baking flour
is the most important liquid water
Milk from cow no added nothing removed Fresh Milk
Common Sweetener Sugar
Used for caramelizing brown sugar
Romans Sweetener Honey
an important ingredient in bread baking because it slows rising time allowing the flavor of the dough to develop salt
add food value, color and flavor to breads eggs
slows moisture loss, helping bread stay fresh longer. fat
The silicone ones have the added bonus of scraping the sides of bowls like a rubber spatula. whisk
This made it difficult to use the same brush for cooking and baking. pastry brush
This particular baking tool has a number of different uses Parchment Paper
can be used for lining baking pans or storing baked goods so they don’t dry. Wax Paper
ovens have dials or buttons that you push Oven Thermometer
great for making themed cookies cookie cutter
you could make a smoothie with Pastry Blender
used to cut dough into strips. Pastry Cutter
used to cut dough to have a decorative edge. Pastry Crimping Wheel
This utensil comes in plastic as well as aluminum and stainless steel with feet to hold it above a surface Colander
boards come in a variety of sizes and weights Cutting Boards
This specialized piece of equipment consists of one pan seated inside of a second pan with room for water. Double Boiler
These are used for portion control and ease of shaping or dropping bakery items. Dishers or Scoopers
puree as good as a blender and nuts can be turned into butters or cut too finely in seconds. Food Processor
Used for cutting ingredients Knives
uses in the kitchen but I favor a microplaner for the baking/pastry kitchen. Grater
Used to heat the sides of pans Blow Torch
simple version were the cut citrus fruit Juicer
useful for portion control or to move liquids. Ladles
used for liquids which is why there is usually a lip on the top. Measuring cups
used to measure small amounts of ingredients. Measuring spoons
used to grate citrus rinds, chocolate, nutmeg, etc. Microplaner

Culinary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Italian short grain rain, very starchy; used to make risotto. Aborio
Food items on a menu, priced and served separately. alacarte
A spice that produces a licorice like flavour. Anise
French “garlic mayonnaise” made of oil and garlic and sometimes egg. aioli
A thick, rich creamy French Soup. Contains fish or vegetables. bisque
A French pastry bread; Large, light and very rich. High in butter and egg content. Brioche
A Spanish dish consisting of raw seafood and lime juice. Usually accompanied with corn and avocado. ceviche
Italian pastries from Sicily; tube made of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet ricotta filling. cannoli
An Italian dish consisting of thin slices of raw beef dressed with olive oil and parmesan cheese. Usually served as an appetizer. carpaccio
Salted and cured fish eggs. Can represent culinary and economic status. caviar
Prepared and cured meats. Served on a board accompanied with cheeses, purees, pickled condiments, and baguettes. Charcuterie
A French savory sauce, made of thickened cream, has a sharp tangy flavour and a rich texture. cremefraiche
Unit of measurement for temperature, 0 is the freezing point and 100 in the Boiling point. celsius
A traditional American breakfast dish, consisting of two English muffin halves, topped with Canadian bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. eggsbenedict
A unit of measure for temperature where 32 is the freezing point and 212 is the boiling point. Fahrenheit
A middle eastern deep-fried ball, made of chickpeas, fava beans or both. falafel
French for “fat liver”. Made from the liver of duck or goose. Commonly made into parfait form. foiegras
Italian version of an omelet. Ingredients are mixed in with eggs rather than folded in. frittata
A cold spicy Spanish style vegetable soup. gazpacho
Thick, small, soft dumplings made from semolina, egg, and potato. A replacement for pasta in Italian cuisine. gnocci
A Hungarian style stew containing meat, vegetables and paprika and other spices. goulash
A mixture of chopped parsley, garlic, lemon zest and anchovy. Used as a garnish in many Milanese dishes. gremolata
A thick middle eastern sauce made from chickpeas, seasoned with garlic, lemon and olive oil. Served as a dip with pita bread. hummus
Culinary knife cut in which the food is cut into long thin strips. julienne
A Turkish skewer, made with meat, fish or vegetables. kebab
A side dish in Korean cuisine, made of salted and fermented cabbage. kimchee
An Indian dish made of meat or vegetables, braised in yogurt and spices, producing a thick sauce. korma
A young sheep, between 5 and 12 months of age. Has a lean and distinctive flavour, consisting of 5 main cuts. lamb
A cube of pork fat, used to flavour savory foods and salads. lardons
An edible seaweed, has a high salt content. Used to make laverbread. Laver
A small, flat, and fast cooking legume. Commonly used in soups and stews. lentil
Italian for barley, used to make rice-like pasta. orzo
“Italian Bacon” Italian cured meat made from the belly of a pig. pancetta
A long white root vegetable, tastes similar to a carrot and cooked in the same way. parsnip
French; a mixture of cooked ground meat and fat minced into a spreadable paste. Common additions include vegetables, herbs, spices, and either wine or brandy. Pate
Italian basil sauce, originally made with pine nuts, garlic and olive oil. Served on pasta. pesto
cooked food, usually vegetables or legumes, that has been ground, pressed, blended or sieved to the consistency of a creamy paste or liquid. puree
A semi-hard cow’s milk swiss cheese, most commonly used for melting. raclette
Italian pasta pillows filled with cheese, meat, vegetables or other fillings. ravioli
A classic northern Italy dish. Arborio rice cooked with stock until thickened. Vegetables, meat, seafood, cheese and many other ingredients are added. risotto
A French mixture of flour and fat, cooked slowly. Used to thicken sauces. roux
A spice from the flower of Crocus. Little threads used as a seasoning and add colour to food. saffron
A species of saltwater clams. Has a buttery texture, and is commonly pan seared. scallop
A bulb related to onion and garlic. Has a mild onion flavour. Also called scallions” shallot
Originated in Spain. An assortment of hors d’oeuvres or cocktail snacks tapas
Flavoured brother from meats, fish, and vegetables; the base for sauce and soups. stock
A Japanese dish of raw fish wrapped around cold rice. Can be help together by a seaweed wrapper. sushi
An Italian dessert consisting of sponge cake, soaked in espresso, and layers with sweetened mascarpone cheese. tiramisu
A bland food made from soybeans, high in protein, and common in vegetarian dishes. tofu
The edible stomach lining of beef, pork or sheep. Most common: beef tripe
An expensive fungi, famous in Italian and French cuisine, known for their flavour and aroma. truffle
Thick Japanese wheat-flour noodles. Often found in soups. udon
Also know as “Japanese green horseradish” powder. Has a pungent taste and a spicy finish. wasabi
A round bottomed pan, used in Asian cooking. wok
Made by mixing an oil with something acidic such as vinegar or lemon juice. The mixture can be seasoned with salt, herbs and/or spices. It is used most commonly as a salad dressing. Vinaigrette
Italian word meaning “soup”. zuppa
A British dessert made with wine or liqueur soaked sponge cake, layered with fruit and whipped cream. trifle
A frozen dessert made from sweetened water with flavouring. sorbet
A savory, pastry crust with filling made of eggs, milk or cream, and/or cheese, meat and vegetables. quiche
A French term for a well seasoned stew, made from meat fish or vegetables. ragout
“In the manner of the gardeners wife”. Jardiniereala
A French dish of de-boned stuffed meat, poached and served cold, coated with aspic. galantine
A spice mixture in Asian and Arabic cuisine: star anise, cloves, cinnamon, pepper, fennel seed. fivespice
A Swiss condiment of melted cheese, served in a pot over a heat source. fondue
An Italian flat oven-baked bread, topped with herbs and seasoned with olive oil. focaccia
This 3 grape Italian blend pairs well with horse tartare ripasso

Kitchen Equipment and Utensils Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

tool to remove the skin of vegetables and fruits peeler
keeps food in frozen forn freezer
tool shaped like scissors used for picking up food tongs
tool used to weigh ingredients scale
pot used for preparing large quantities of soup and boiling pasta stockpot
beats and blends foods together and incorporates air whisk
flattens dough rolling pin
cleans food from the side of the bowl rubberspatula
slice, minces, chops, cubes, and dices fruits, vegetables, and meats chefsknife
stirs foods and drains solids from liquids slottedspoon
o shred, slice, or grate food grater
pan used to bake delicate items such as cheesecake springform
to bake pies in piepan
to lift and turn food such as pancakes, hamburgers, and eggs turner
used to cut pizza as well as other foods pizzacutter
use to open cans can opener
to mash cooked foods, such as potatoes potatomasher
protects counters from hot pans, also used to cool foods on coolingrack
has a handle and lip; used to measure liquids Liquidmeasuringcup
used to measure dry ingredients, such as flour and sugar dry measuring cups
used to cut fat in with flour when making pastry or biscuits pastryblender
used for baking muffins, rolls, and cupcakes muffinpan
long-handled, low-sided pan; used to fry and saute skillet
reads the internal temperature of meat meat thermometer
used to mix food in mixingbowl
aids in pouring foods into small-mouthed containers funnel
used to separate particles to make light and fluffy sifter
to bake cookies, cream puffs, etc cookiesheets
used to serve soup, stew, and beverages ladle
used to measure small amounts of liquid or dry ingredients measuringspoons
a bowl with holes used to drain foods like pasta and vegetables colander
handheld item with mesh used to separate solids from liquids strainer

Cookie Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a cookie made by dropping batter from a spoon onto a cookie sheet for baking. drop cookie
a type of cookie made by baking batter in a sheet pan, then cutting into bars or squares. bar cookie
a cookie made from a rolled out dough and cut into shapes. rolled cookie
pre-made, sliced cookies made for easy cooking. refridgerated cookie
To dust a mold with flour, apply a thin coat and tap around the mold so all surfaces are covered. Turn the mold over and tap it against the work surface to get rid of the excess. If baking cookies out of the mold, place on a greased or preferably a parchment lined cookie sheet to bake. molded cookies
a dough is pressed through a machine to create a pre-made cookie pressed cookie
baked sweet with chocolate chips chocolate chip cookie
a cookie with main ingredients like sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, and either baking powder or baking soda. May be formed by hand or rolled and cut into shapes. sugar cookies
bars made of lemon flavoring and cut into a rectangular shape. lemon bars
dough is pre-cut into shapes and sometimes printed with images Pillsbury Cookies
dough made of mainly oats and flour oatmeal cookies

International Foods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A spicy and sour dish made from fermented cabbage Kimchi
A pomegranate and walnut stew Fesenjan
Similar to wonton, it's filled with either sweet or savory ingredients and bring good things to those who eat it Dumplings
Street corn on the cob served on a stick covered with salt, chili, lime, cheese, mayo and sour cream Elote
A rice and dill dish which has fava beans, dried fruit and nuts in it Baghali Polo
A breakfast dish of 1/4 corn fried tortillas topped with eggs, pulled chicken, topped with cheese & crema Chilaquiles
Raw fish served on rice seasoned with vinegar Sushi
A light & fluffy batter coated & deep fried seafood or veggie Tempura
A roasted meat dish cooked low and slow with potatoes, carrots & onions Pot Roast
A dessert made from the juice of the Key lime mixed with sweet condensed milk, egg yolks and baked Key Lime Pie
A mixture of rice, seasoned and sauteed veggies, mushrooms, soy, gochujang and fried eggs Bibimbap
A steamed dumpling filled with pork or shrimp or veggies and stewed and served in a broth or soup Wonton

Italian Wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

il vino
il succo
il pranzo
il tè
pesante
il gusto
il latte
il servizio
l'insalata
la colazione
il conto
il docle
la birra
la tazza
un gelato
la pasta
un caffè
spuntino
la zuppa
antipasto
zucchine