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CULINARY TERMS

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In order to be able to follow recipes you have to know what various terms mean;  if you don't it can be very difficult to find explanations - not anymore, here are a few which you may find useful.

KNEAD
Work dough by folding, stretching and pummelling with heel of hand.

MARINADE
Soak food in seasoned liquid to tenderise and flavour before cooking.

PAPILLOTE
To cook food in foil or buttered greaseproof paper.

PARE
Thinly peel vegetables or fruit.

PARBOIL
Boil or simmer until partially cooked.

PICKLE
Preserve vegetables etc. in brine, vinegar, oil and spices.

PLUNGE
Cool rapidly by immersing in cold water or crushed ice.

POACH
Cook food in liquid which must be kept just below boiling point.

PURÉE
Pulp of vegetables or fruit sieved, mashed or ground to a smooth thick paste.

REDUCE
Rapidly boil a liquid to reduce in volume thereby thickening and concentrating the flavour.

RENDER
Heat chopped food which contains fat in order to extract the fat.

ROAST
Cook with a little fat in the oven.

ROUX
Melted butter or fat combined with an equal amount of flour, used for thickening sauces, soups or gravies.

 

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