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Cooking Terminology

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Find out what cooking terms mean before you flambe your bananas, caramelize your onions, or julienne your carrots.
Crisp sets are the sets that we have used most of our life. In a  crisp set, an element is either a member of the set or not. For  example, a jelly bean belongs in the class of food known as candy.  Mashed potatoes do not.
stimulating one's appetite or tempting
In 35+ years of professional cooking I have never heard of this  word or term, perhaps you misheard it or misspelt it? There is a  word in French Cookery terms called dégraisse (meaning to take the  grease off something). So you might carefully remove the fat from  the top of a simmering soup...
In cooking, liaison would mean how the various ingredients work together and taste together. Improved answer: Don't know about that. I'm in culinary school right now, which happens to be in Sweden but we still use french cooking terms, liason is in this case the name of a thickening agent for soups...
skimming, as in skim milk, is just skimming the cream off the top of the milk when it separates, with a spoon. Or the milk can be siphoned off the bottom of the tank.
Cummin. An aromatic herb plant (Cuminum sativum) used as a condiment and stimulant (Isa. 28:27). It was one of the small garden herbs tithed by the Pharisees (Matt. 23:23
provide good fortune in the marriage
to put (flour, sugar, etc.) through a sifter or sieve
Non-homogenized means something hasn't been dispersed or separated.
Juis is the broth you can dip into. For instance, Au Juis for roast  beef sandwiches.
unhealthy,fatty,oliy, foods
Anything in the kitchen is can be a tool. From a knife to a cup to all your utensils, chopping boards and stoves. the list goes on
== What is a trivet? ==   What is a trivet?   A metal stand with short feet, used under a hot dish on a table.    A three legged stand made of metal, used for supporting cooking   [Middle English trevet, stand for cooking vessels, from Old English trefet, probably alteration ...
 When you start  cooking, first you prepare ingredient in quantities. This might be  specified in volume, mass, count etc. This is called cooking  weights in food terminology. # Delhi food restaurants #  changezifoods.com 
Semi processed fruits are usually canned or dried fruits.
In India, it is also known as Gahat, Muthira, Kulath or Kulthi,  ಹುರಳಿ (huraLi).
Give salt as a gift to a new home owner salt to show that the house  will never know hunger and it's pantry will always be filled.
Appears to be a name. No translation as to the meaning of it.
"Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be  like a   running brook that sings its melody to the  night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for  another day of loving" 
  == Answer ==   1 sugar
It is used it cooking for Pizza and sometime Pasta .
Cube in cooking means to slice a food into a cube shape.
tsp. means Tablespoon!(:
Tourné is a culinary term, considered to be one of the basic cuts and shapes. A vegetable is a tourné or has been "turned" if it is 2 inches long by 3/4 inches in diameter with 7 sides and flat ended. It resembles a football.It is pronounced "toorn-eh".
Waza-wan is a traditional verity of dishes prepared by special  cooks called 'waza' though it is also prepared at homes, usually  the occasions are parties like marriages etc. It is also available  at most of restaurants in Jammu and Kashmir.
What do you mean to falva? I think that is Flava or Flavor.
sucre is French for sugar
In a nutshell, I would say anything that is healthy. Food in general; anything that nourishes the body and/or the mind.
The term "aging" is often used these days with regards to the  tenderising of meat. People used the word hung instead, but I guess  aging sounds more appealing.   The word hung derived from the fact the meat would be hung using a  meat hook in a cool refrigerated space with good air...
If you're talking about the Culinary Triangle, it involves three  types of cooking, boiling, roasting, and smoking, commonly done to  meat.
Arrose is the french word which in a culinary context means to  baste. (i.e. arrose the scallop with butter) This technique is  useful when searing a piece of protein to evenly brown the seared  surface with the hot oil or fat.
The meaning is that it has lots of nutrients in it
Kurdai is a delicious snack akin to papads, but made from  Wheat.
A "pie to eat" is a dish of fruit or meat and vegetables baked in a  crust and eaten.
In a single word, "all in one" means integrated, or multi-purpose.  For instance, an all-in-one printer/fax/scanner is a single machine  that includes all of those functions.
Learning advanced cooking and baking skills.
Macerate, Marinate, Mince.
The BLT is a sandwich that contains bacon, lettuce, and tomato -  hence the name "BLT". Some additional ingredients may be  mayonnaise, avocado, or cheese.
Slice means to cut something. Slice is always another word for cut.
sanitition and food safety in culinary operation
No matter what profession you're going into, you have to learn the vocation's "language." If a colleague shouts over to you "Serve that dish semifreddo," how are you going to understand them unless you've mastered the culinary jargon? (It means chilled or half-frozen, fyi.) Moral of the story: Learn...
"Score" in cooking refers to making light cuts in parallel lines on the surface of the meat, pastry, etc., which you are preparing. (The cut depth should be no more than 1/16".) A second set of light cuts in parallel lines is made perpendicular to the first set, creating a diamond pattern. The...
It is called "ilaayachee" or "elchi."
A rue is a white sauce you make using flour and milk. It is a basic sauce which can be used to thicken juices or broth from cooking. A basic rue can be taken in any direction with additional spices and ingredients.
hygiene is if it looks good and presentable. no sign of dirt or being spoiled, its washed and looks very cooked sanitation is much more important. it's if the food is clean with few germs, then it has good sanitation. bad sanitation is usually due to improper handling of the food (someone sneezes on...
Bioterrorism in food would be if terrorists put deadly or disease  causing poison onto apples, processed it into breads, or put it in  any food. Basically it means to poison food.
Sparkling means it has carbon dioxide in it, and still does not.
Aromatics are generally herbs but can be anything that will impart an aroma such as some types of spice.Another answer.Aromatics are any of numerous vegetables used as the base of many stews and sauces. Some of the most common are onions, celery and carrots which make up the traditional Mirepoix of...
It means to supply water moslty used with agricultural terms.
A lamb is a juvenile ovine (sheep).
Put the vegetables in boiling water for a very short time (the time varies with what you are blanching) to kill the cells, but not cook it completely. This is often done when freezing fresh veg, to improve the shelf life.  
Tempura is a Japanese method of preparing food. Meats, vegetables, and/or seafood are coated and fried in batter until golden. This style of cooking was brought to the Island by Portugese traders about 400 years ago. The recipe is simple: 1 egg or egg yolk or egg whites, beaten 1 cup cold water,...
Kothumalli ilai or malli thooL
Gathered means in cooking that all the ingredeints are added together in a clump......trust me i had experience!!
Hotel pans are used in Restaurants, They are stainless rectangular pans made and used for the steam table. Dishes can be cooked in them in oven and then moved directly to the steam table to be kept hot. Also are used in the cold side placed on top of refrigeration units. They are very useful and...
  these are the meals in a starting from morning.(capital lettters determine the main meals.   # BREAKFAST   # morning tea   # LUNCH   # afternoon tea   # DINNER   # midnight snack (optional)   LUNCH:-   1) a meal eaten in the middle of the day.   2) food eaten at...
It is permitting fermenting dough to rest (on the bench) for 10-20 minutes after it has been cut and rounded, but before shaping.
It means cooked in its own natural juice, i.e. with no added ingredients such as soy sauce or sugar.
Mirepois is a word for roughly cut vegetables for soups and sauces.
 Amandine describes a dish that is prepared or garnished  with almonds. It is also called  almondine, though that term is a misspelled form of the French  amandine.
Food preparation consists of all the steps that take place to turningredients into a prepared meal, dessert, or other item ready forconsumption. This may include cleaning, peeling and chopping orslicing vegetables, cutting meat or fish and other preparatorysteps, measuring and combining ingredients,...
Its a person who is a servant or nanny
  # == to undergo fermentation. ==  # == to be in a state of agitation or intense activity. ==
it means someone tries to help people specially by giving money to them but they wouldn't be grateful for what s/he has done to them
Galangal is the root of a plant similar in appearance and taste to ginger. It is used in Asian cuisine particularily in Thai food and has a distinctive hot aromatic flavour with a hint of citrus. Mixed with lime juice it is often taken as a tonic and regarded as an aphrodisiac.
they are vegetables that are grown at home in a garden .
'Parts' is used to do a recipe for food or drink that is universal in application. in any mixture you undertake, a part of 'this' is the same size as a part of 'that'. So if you had a recipe that had: one part eye of newt two parts bats wings six parts tears of a sad blind man Then the volume...
It is an expression that describes the shape into which  something is cut. A potato wedge, an apple wedge, a fruit wedge, a  cheese wedge, and other examples are possible. 
The only capping I know of is the removing the top (caps) from fruit such as strawberries.
  == Answer ==   The Maison Blanche is a very famous restaurant in Paris, a hot spot and dining experience.
It's a french term called "mis en place" it means everything in  it's place. You generally do this when you're reading the recipe  you're making so that you have everything out in the open and in  the order that you will need it.
  == Answer ==   Physical wellness is generally referred to as more than the physiological absence of disease. The concept of wellness encompases an individual's ability to maintain homeostasis in the context of his or her environment. This includes but is not limited to adapatbility, social...
Tbs is short for tablespoon in recipes.
Quinoa is a plant that produces a form of edible seed. It is very high in protein, and therefore an excellent food for vegetarians, vegans and really everyone. It is native to South America - specifically Peru. The quinoa plants grow at high altitudes and serve as a staple food for many people in...
A staple food is a food that is eaten often and routinely. Staple  foods vary depending on region, but supply one or more of the three  organic macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats) needed for  good health and survival.
Seviche, savece, cebiche or most often ceviche refers to acid-cooked seafood.
The term refers to the Spanish lime tree, which produces a tangy  tropical fruit.
  Zita is a tube pasta that is similar to penne but with a slightly larger diameter. Penne zita is approximately 1 1/2 inches long. "Zita" refers to the type of cut. Most Penne pastas are cut diagonally across the tube where the "Zita" is a straight cut across the tube. The pasta is usually made...
i would imagine it would involve removing the 'skin' just inside the shell
A round pan with a hollow projection in the middle, used for baking or molding foods in the shape of a ring.
It is the Month to celebrate the nutrients in the earth.... :))
Bind means to combine ingredients completely. Like when baking,  your wet ingredients "bind" your dry ones together.
Bake - to cook Batter - a thin or thick pourable uncooked mixture, typically made with flour, eggs and milk. Beat - to mix ingredients using an electric mixer, whisk, fork or spoon. Cream - To beat ingredient(s) until the mixture light fluffy and "creamy". Dice - to cut food into 1/4inch cubes ...
  Jalapeños that have been marinated in adobo.   Jalapeños that have been marinated in adobo.
Bush meat is meat from animals like endangered monkeys.... chimpanzees for example which are being killed and eaten or sold as a delicacy. If the bush meat is traded it is the bush meat trade.
Spread is Margarine. You may also use butter instead.
2 quarts. A quart is a measure of volume equal to 2 pints.
Gelee is a substance with a jellied texture or a jellied food.
Manish Water is a robust goat head stew.