Type
Crossword
Description

Lobsters and crabs are these? crustaceans
A Yellow or Blue Fin _______________. Tuna
Another name for prawns? shrimp
Fish usually pickled in wine or cream sauce? herring
Small fish sometimes used as pizza topping? anchovies
What calamari is? squid
Type of fish named rainbow, brook or lake? Trout
Fish that has red flesh and has high fat content? salmon
Small fish that is deep fried and eaten with the bones in? smelt
A way to cook lobster? boil
what scallops really are? clams
The business of seafood farming? aquaculture
A ______________ fish has its entrails removed. drawn
A ___________ fish has backbone and fins? fin
A _________ fish has its entrails, head, fins and scales removed? dressed
A kind of shellfish that has soft bodies, and hard shell? mollusks
What cooking method should be used to cook lean fish? moist
which kind of fin fish has pink, yellow or gray flesh? fat
Cut of fin fish that are cross sectional slices taken from a dressed fish? steak
Cut of fin fish where the sides of the fish cut lengthwise away from the backbone? fillet

Culinary Terms- 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

cooked so as to be still firm when bitten al dente
an appetizer typically consisting of olives, anchovies, cheeses, and meats anti pasto
cook food by dry heat without direct exposure to a flame, typically in an oven or on a hot surface bake
pour juices or melted fat over meat during cooking in order to keep it moist baste
foods that have been formed into long narrow shapes, appearing stick-like and somewhat similar to a baton batonette
a semiliquid mixture of flour, egg, and milk or water used in cooking, especially for making cakes or for coating food before frying batter
To smoothen a mixture by briskly whipping or stirring it with a spoon, fork, wire whisk, rotary beater, or electric mixer beat
To thicken a sauce or hot liquid by stirring in ingredients such as eggs, flour, butter, or cream bind
Twice-cooked biscotti
smooth, creamy, highly seasoned soup of French origin bisque
used in the preparation of fish and other foods and cooked in a very hot cast-iron skillet blackened
To cook in a liquid that has reached its highest possible temperature of 212°F boil
Any broth made by cooking meat, poultry, fish, or vegetables in water bouillion
is a combination-cooking method that uses both moist and dry heats braise
a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked bread
To cover with sauce mask
To chop, grind, or cut into small pieces mince
A mixture made up of diced vegetables mirepox
To heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink mull
A French term describing the coating of a prepared dish with sauce napper
A knife cut with two angled sides oblique cut
Scarps from a remaining meal ort
Fry in a pan with a small amount of oil pan fry
a sandwich made with Italian bread, usually toasted panini
Trim something by cutting away the outer edges pare
Scoop fruit of vegetables in ball shape parisienne scoop
A smooth creamy substance made of liquidized or crushed fruits or vegetables puree
a mixture of fat and flour used in making sauces roux
General purpose knife for slicing, dicing, and mincing santoku knife
Fried quickly in a little amount of hot fat saute
A straight sided pan sautoir pan
Milk at the point before boiling scald
Cooking at a high temperature until caramelized crust forms sear
Teeth on the blades so it won't squish the ripe fruits serrated knife
When you put hot food under ice water to stop cooking process shocking
Remove the top fat layer from liquids skim
A thickening mixture that is made up of equal parts flour and water slurry
When the food is vacuum packed, emerged in water bath and cooked at a constant temperature sous vide
The combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid soup in restaurant gravy stew
A strained liquid that results from simmering meat and is used for soups or sauces stock
A gentle heating of vegetables in little oil or butter sweat
A ring shaped pasta tortellini
A seven sided football like shapes tourne cut
This small knife, similar to a paring knife, has a curved blade to make cutting the curved surfaces of tournéed vegetables easier tourne knife
to make fast with skewers, thread, or the like, as the wings or legs of a fowl in preparation for cooking trussing
To beat food with a whisk or mixer to incorporate air and produce volume whip

Fabricating Fin Fish & Shellfish Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Lobster
Calms
Mollusks
Fabracation
Skeletal system
Round fish
Flatfish
Deveining
Blanching
Shucking
Steak cut fish
Butterfly fillet
Fish fillet
Dressed fish
Drawn fish
Whole fish
Filleting
Gutting
Trimming
Canape
Filling
Mousseline
Paupiettes
Goujonettes

20 Common Culinary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To cook food in an oven using dry heat. Bake
To cut the bones from a piece of meat, poultry, or fish. Fillet
To coat the interior of a pan or dish with shortening, oil, or butter to prevent food from sticking during cooking. Grease
To soak in a sauce or flavoured liquid for a long period of time, usually a meat, poultry or fish. Marinate
Like baking but concerning meat or poultry, it is to cook food in an oven using dry heat. Roast
To cut vertically down. Slice
To cook food on a rack or in a steamer set over boiling or simmering water. Steam
To cook food (non-submerged) in hot fat or oil over moderate to high heat. Fry
This extremely hot chile is from Mexico and the Caribbean. Habanero
To remove the rind or skin from a fruit or vegetable using a knife or vegetable peeler. Peel
To incorporate two or more ingredients thoroughly. Blend
To cut solids into pieces with a sharp knife or other chopping device. Chop
To combine ingredients usually by stirring. Mix
To cook foods on a rack or a spit over coals. Barbecue
To cook in bubbling water Boil
To mix foods thoroughly to a smooth consistency using a spoon, fork, whisk or electric beater/mixer. Beat
To remove the shells from seafood. Shuck
To cook a pot or pan of food just below boiling point. Simmer
To soak fruit in a flavoured liquid mixture. Macerate
To improve the flavour of food by adding salt, pepper and other spices and flavours. Season

Cooking Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to cook by dry heat usually in an oven bake
To roast meat slowly on a spit rack or rack over heat - basting frequently with a seasoned sauce. barbecue
To make mixture smooth by lifting it over and over quickly with a big beating stroke or to incorporate air through the mixture. beat
To mix two or more ingredients together until well combined. blend
To prepare food by applying heat in any form. cook
To beat sugar and fat together until fluffy cream
To cut fat into flour with two knives or pastry blender until it is distributed in small particles throughout the mixture. cut in
To coat food with butter, margarine, or egg - using a small brush. brush
To bake, dry, or toast a food until the surface is brown. brown
To beat rapidly to incorporate air and produce expansion, as in heavy cream or egg whites. whip
Italian term used to describe pasta that is cooked until it offers a slight resistance to the bite. al dente
To moisten foods during cooking with pan drippings or special sauce to add flavor and prevent drying. baste
A mixture containing flour and liquid, thin enough to pour. batter
To heat sugar in order to turn it brown and give it a special taste. caramelize
To cook on a grill under strong, direct heat. broil
To cut solids into pieces with a sharp knife or other chopping device. chop
To cut food in small cubes of uniform size and shape. dice
To cause a dry substance to pass into solution in a liquid. dissolve
To remove fat from the surface of stews, soups, or stock. Usually cooled in the refrigerator so that fat hardens and is easily removed. degrease
To dissolve the thin glaze of juices and brown bits on the surface of a pan in which food has been fried, sauteed or roasted. To do this, add liquid and stir and scrape over high heat, thereby adding flavor to the liquid for use as a sauce. deglaze
To preserve meats by drying and salting and/or smoking. cure
To preserve meats by drying and salting and/or smoking. clarify
To sprinkle or coat with flour or other fine substance. dredge
To sprinkle drops of liquid lightly over food in a casual manner. drizzle
To sprinkle food with dry ingredients. Use a strainer or a jar with a perforated cover, or try the good, old-fashioned way of shaking things together in a paper bag. dust
As a verb, to remove the bones from meat or fish. A fillet (or filet) is the piece of flesh after it has been boned. fillet
To mix by using circular motion, going around and around until blended stir
To mix ingredients lightly without mashing or crushing them. toss
To break lightly into small pieces. flake
To cook below the boiling point, bubbles form slowly and break on the surface. simmer
To add salt, pepper, or other substances to food to enhance flavor. season
To cook by braising; usually applied to fowl or rabbit. fricassee
To cook in a small amount of fat. saute
To cook in hot fat. To cook in a fat is called pan-frying or sauteing; to cook in a one-to-two inch layer of hot fat is called shallow-fat frying; to cook in a deep layer of hot fat is called deep-fat frying. fry
To flatten to a desired thickness by using a rolling pin. roll
To remove or strip off the skin or rind of some fruits and vegetables. peel
To cut or chop food as finely as possible. mince
To work dough with the "heel" of the hands, using a pressing motion, accompanied by folding and stretching until smooth and elastic. knead
To finely divide food in various sizes by rubbing it on a grater with sharp projections. grate
To mix ingredients by gently turning one part over another with a spatula fold in
To sprinkle or coat with a powdered a powdered substance, usually with crumbs or seasonings. flour
To ornament food - usually with another colorful food - before serving to add eye appeal. garnish
To cut into small pieces. chop
To cook in water or liquid in which bubbles rise continually and break on surface boil
To mix two or more ingredients together until well combined. blend
To flame foods by dousing in some form of potable alcohol and setting alight. flambe
To cook with a thin sugar syrup cooked to crack stage; mixture may be thickened slightly. Also, to cover with a thin, glossy icing. glaze
From the French word for "crust." Term used to describe any oven-baked dish--usually cooked in a shallow oval gratin dish--on which a golden brown crust of bread crumbs, cheese or creamy sauce is form. gratin
To cut vegetables, fruits, or cheeses into thin strips. julienne
Neither cool nor warm; approximately body temperature. lukewarm
To flavor and moisturize pieces of meat, poultry, seafood or vegetable by soaking them in or brushing them with a liquid mixture of seasonings known as a marinade. Dry marinade mixtures composed of salt, pepper, herbs or spices may also be rubbed into meat, poultry or seafood. marinate
Dredged with flour and sauteed in butter. meuniere
To remove the outermost skin of a fruit or vegetable. pare
To cook in small amounts of fat. pan fry
To boil down to reduce the volume. reduce
To cook very gently in hot liquid kept just below the boiling point. poach
To mash foods until perfectly smooth by hand, by rubbing through a sieve or food mill, or by whirling in a blender or food processor. puree
To make solid fat into liquid by melting it slowly. render
To cook by dry heat in an oven. roast
To make solid fat into liquid by melting it slowly. render
To remove pits from fruits. pit
the trifling amount you can hold between your thumb and forefinger. pinch
To bake a food, usually in a casserole, with sauce or other liquid. Crumbs often are sprinkled over. scallop
To cut narrow grooves or gashes partway through the outer surface of food. score
To immerse in rapidly boiling water and allow to cook slightly. blanch
To moisten foods during cooking with pan drippings or special sauce to add flavor and prevent drying. baste
To secure poultry with string or skewers, to hold its shape while cooking. truss
To simmer slowly in a small amount of liquid for a long time. stew
To destroy micro organisms by boiling, dry heat, or steam. sterilize
To extract color, flavor, or other qualities from a substance by leaving it in water just below the boiling point. steep
Cooked on a thick hardwood plank. planked
To preserve meats, vegetables, and fruits in brine. pickle
To soak dried fruits in liquid until they swell. plump
To bring to a temperature just below the boiling point. scald
To put one or more dry ingredients through a sieve or sifter. sift
To cut or tear in small, long, narrow pieces. shred
To brown very quickly by intense heat. This method increases shrinkage but develops flavor and improves appearance. sear
To cook uncovered in a hot fry pan, pouring off fat as it accumulates. pan broil
To boil until partially cooked; to blanch. Usually this procedure is followed by final cooking in a seasoned sauce. par boil
cook or brown food by exposure to a grill, fire, or other source of radiant heat. toast

Cooking Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Describing the degree of doneness for pastas and other foods where there is a firm center. Not overdone or too soft. Al Dente
To spoon, brush or pour fat, drippings or liquid continually over a baking or roasting food (usually poultry) in order to promote a moist finished product, to add flavor, and to glaze it. Baste
An uncooked mixture usually containing milk, flour, and eggs. It can be thick enough to be poured or spooned (as with muffins), or thin, to coat foods before being fried in oil. Batter
To stir vigorously in a circular motion. Beat
To briefly submerge food into boiling water and then into an ice bath to halt further cooking. It is a technique used to soften and bring out the chlorophyll in green vegetables. Blanch
A mixture of two or more flavors to produce its own unique character, and quality. Blend
To heat a liquid to the point of breaking bubbles on the surface or to cook submerged in a boiling liquid. Boil
A method of cooking, in which the heat source is above or below the food Broil
A small cut also referred to as a quick, heavy blows of a cleaver or knife when preparing foods. Chop
To cook by dry heat, usually in the oven. Bake
To soften a fat, especially butter, by beating it at room temperature. Butter and sugar are often creamed together, making a smooth, soft paste. CREAM
To cut food in small cubes of uniform size and shape. DICE
To incorporate a delicate substance, such as whipped cream or beaten egg whites, into another substance without releasing air bubbles FOLD
To cook in hot fat. FRY
To rub on a grater that separates the food in various sizes of bits or shreds. GRATE
To cut vegetables, fruits, or cheeses into thin strips. JULIENNE
To work and press dough with the palms of the hands or mechanically, to develop the gluten in the flour. KNEAD
To cut or chop food into extremely small pieces. MINCE
To combine ingredients usually by stirring. MIX
To remove the outermost skin of a fruit or vegetable. PARE
A pinch is the trifling amount you can hold between your thumb and forefinger. PINCH
To remove pits from fruits. PIT
To boil down to reduce the volume. REDUCE
To cook by dry heat in an oven. ROAST
To cook and/or brown food in a small amount of hot fat. SAUTE
To cut narrow grooves or gashes partway through the outer surface of food. SCORE
To brown very quickly by intense heat. This method increases shrinkage but develops flavor and improves appearance. SEAR
To cook slowly in liquid over low heat at a temperature of about 180°. The surface of the liquid should be barely moving, broken from time to time by slowly rising bubbles. SIMMER
To cook in steam in a pressure cooker, deep well cooker, double boiler, or a steamer made by fitting a rack in a kettle with a tight cover. STEAM
To beat rapidly to incorporate air and produce expansion, as in heavy cream or egg whites. WHIP

Cooking methods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

___ cooking that uses both dry and moist cooking techniques combination
To use metal and the radiation of hot air, oil or fat to transfer heat is a ___ cooking technique dry
When the proteins in food change from a liquid or semi-liquid state to a drier solid state. coagulation
moisture that escapes into the air evaporation
Cooking technique that uses liquid instead of oil for heat energy needed to cook food moist
The process of cooking sugar to high temperatures carmelization
To coat food with flour or finely ground crumbs dredging
To cook food directly under a primary heat source. Broiling
Foods that are cooked completely submerged in heated fat deep-fried
To quickly brown food at the start of the cooking process sear
Cooking that takes place after you remove food from heat source carryover
A coating made of eggs and crumbs breading
To partially Cook food blanching
A combination cooking technique with food items cut into small pieces stew
To cook food in liquid between 150-185 degrees poach
To cook food in liquid that is heated between 185-200 degrees F. simmer
To cook foods in a closed environment using vapors steam
A long slow cooking process that makes tough cuts of meat more tender braising
To loosen pan drippings with a small amount of liquid deglaze

Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Worst kind of fat Transfat
How many glasses of water should a person drink daily? Eight
Type of sugar Glucose
Best kind of bread to eat Wholegrain
A food that comes in a shell and is high in protein Eggs
A substance usually used as a sweetener in food Sugar
Where most of our energy comes from Carbohydrates
A kind of protein that contains all of the essential amino acids Complete
A kind of protein that is lacking in all the amino acids Incomplete
This fruit is made up of 92% water Watermelon
Something men need more than women Calories
Another word for fat Lipid
A seafood that is high in protein Fish
We get this from cows Milk
Best kind of fat that can be found in avocado Unsaturated
A yellow spread that contains trans fat Butter
The amount of amino acids a person needs to consume Eleven
Where we get most of our water Underground
A red fruit that is not a good source of carbs Strawberry
Comes from animals and contains saturated fat Meat

Dairy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fluid milk that must contain at least 3.25 percent milk fat and 8.25 percent milk solids. Wholemilk
Fluid milk that has nearly all of the fat removed. Fatfreemilk
Milk that has added flavor flavoredmilk
Milk that has been treated with lactose to break down milk sugar lactosereducedmilk
a nondairy product that is an alternative to fluid milk for lactose intolerant people soymilk
the type of cream that has the most fat heavywhippingcream
a type of cream that will hold air when whipped but has less fat than heavy whipping cream lightwhippingcream
a product made from half milk and half cream halfandhalf
a cultured dairy product that may contain added nonfat milk solids and flavorings or fruits yogurt
a cultured dairy product used for cooking and baking as well as drinking culturedbuttermilk
a cultured dairy product made from light cream regularsourcream
steralized, homogenized whole, reduced fat, or fat free milk that has had some of the water removed evaporatedmilk
whole or fat free milk with some of the water removed and a sweetener added sweetenedcondensedmilk
a product made by removing most of the water and fat from whole milk nonfatdrymilk
a product that must show at least 50 percent reduction in fat over regular ice cream lighticecream
a frozen dairy dessert that much contain less than 0.5 grams of fat per serving fatfreefrozenyogurt
a product made from churned pasteurized cream, which is often preferred for use at the table and in cooking lightlysaltedbutter
a product made from churned pasteurized cream, which is often preferred for baking unsaltedbutter
a nondairy product often used in place of butter margarine
a nondairy product that gets the body and appearance of whipped cream substances such as soy protein, emulsifiers, and vegetables fats and gums whippedtopping

Food Preparation terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To cook in the oven with dry heat Bake
To cook on a rack or spit over hot coals or some other source of direct heat Barbecue
To spoon pan juices, melted fat, or another liquid over surface of food during cooking to keep the food moist and add flavor Baste
To mix ingredients together with a circular up-and-down motion using a spoon, whisk, rotary or electric beater Beat
To thicken or smooth out the consistency of a liquid Bind
To scald or parboil in water or steam Blanch
To stir ingredients until they are thoroughly combined Blend
To cook in liquid over 212°F (100°F Boil
To remove bones from fowl or meat Bone
To cook in a small amount of liquid Braise
To coat with dry bread or cracker crumbs Bread
To cook uncovered under a direct source of heat Broil
To turn the surface of a food brown by placing it under a brolier Brown
To apply sauce, melted fat, or other liquid with a basting or pastry brush Brush
To cook in a sugar syrup until coated or crystallized Candy
To heat sugar until a brown color and characteristic Caramelize
To make a food cold by placing it in a refrigerator or in a bowl over crushed ice Chill
To cut into small pieces Chop
To make a liquid clear by removing solid particles Clarify
To thoroughly cover a food with a liquid or dry mixture Coat
To cook by submerging in simmer liquid Coodle
To mix or blend two or more ingredients together Combine
To let a food stand until it no longer feels warm to the touch Cool
To sprinkle or coat with flour Flour
To make grooves or folds in dough Flute
To cook in a small amount of hot fat Fry
To pulverize Crush
To break fish into small pieces with a fork Flake
To remove liquid from a food product Drain
To cook in a large amount of hot fat Deep fry

Cooking Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

proper planning procedure for a recipe, measuring out all ingredients before beginning to cook mise en place
to soften and rehydrate gelatin in warm liquid before use bloom
to split food down the center almost but not completely through; flat to resemble a butterfly butterfly
browning the outer surface of meat sear
cutting away the bones to produce a clean piece of fish or meat fillet
skewers of meat, fish, or vegetables grilled over a fire or coals kabobs
potatoes, cut into pieces the size and shape of matchsticks allumette
water bath to gently cook or keep food warm bainmarie
to partially or completely bake an unfilled pastry crust bake blind
items cut into pieces somewhat larger than allumette or julienne, "small stick" batonnet
a moist cooking method in which meat is seared in fat, then simmered in stock in a covered pot braise
gently combine a light mixture, like beaten egg whites, with a much heavier mixture like whipping cream fold
a cooked mixture of equal amounts of flour and fat (usually butter) roux
heat sugar until it liquefies and becomes syrup; fruits and vegetables with natural sugars sauted to give them a sweeter flavor caramelize
remove sediment from a cloudy liquid clarify
removeing browned particles of food from bottom of pan with a small amount of liquid after sauteing with a sma deglaze
bind two liquid ingredients together that normally do not mix, like water and fat emulsify
second chef sous chef
boiling vegetables for a brief period of time blanch
a flavor (tea, fruit, herb) extracted from any ingredient in a liquid like water, oil or vinegar infusion
make shallow cuts in meat to tenderize score