Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on August 07, 2014: We do perform most of these cooking procedures, without knowing the proper terms. En croute is cooking ingredients in a crust, like a hand pie or beef wellington. A ricer is a device used to mash potatoes or other soft foods. Thanks also for the vote! It represents the stage of cooking sugar when the syrup comes off of a metal spoon in drops. The food is quite tender and, as long as the internal temperature meets the appropriate guidelines, is safe to eat. I thought he was cool, aloof, and arrogant..., The idea met with a cool response... `It's your choice, Nina,' David said coolly. You can use cool to emphasize that an amount or figure is very large, especially when it has been obtained easily. ).....but growing up, my family had a popular restaurant. Pinning this and sharing, too! ©2020 Reverso-Softissimo. This method of cooking results in tender, flavorful dishes and is often used with seafood. To mix ingredients with a spoon or other utensil to combine them, to prevent ingredients from sticking during ;-). This was both useful and amazing. with the meaning "That is so excellent!". I'm glad you found the hub interesting.
lacking in enthusiasm, affection, cordiality, etc. A muddler is a tool used by bartenders to crush herbs and fruits in a glass before pouring liquids in. Shaving food means to cut it extremely thinly.
Now I need to go catch up with my hub reading after my summer hiatus. baton, bouquet garni. Hi Mary - I'm so glad you enjoyed the hub. Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary, Collaborative Dictionary English Cobuild, Slang for "excellent" I like to cook and I like to think I know a little bit about cooking, but when I was doing research for this article I was surprised at how many new things I learned. [Slang] Used to describe anything that looks really good or on point. Cooking terms you've probably never heard of. He was marvelously cool again, smiling as if nothing had happened... Everyone must think this situation through calmly and coolly., ...coolly `objective' professionals. It's ridiculous to play it cool if someone you're mad about is mad about you too. Now just throw a dinner party for your friends and show off a little bit! I really enjoyed the read :). I love bacon grilled cheese sandwiches myself, so I'm with you on good non-fancy foods but you can always swing back to one of these terms if you want to impress a friend. Thanks for reading and commenting. In warm weather, you should wear clothing that is cool and comfortable. Well done. I only knew six of these. Are you just learning how to boil water?
Sweating the vegetables brings out more flavor. I'm Pinning to my Food board. If someone or something cools off, or if you cool them off, they become cooler after having been hot.
Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on August 21, 2014: You were right ...I only knew 13 of these.
Hope you are enjoying your summer and thanks for stopping by. Bill De Giulio from Massachusetts on August 07, 2014: Hi Glimmer. Claudia Mitchell (author) on August 30, 2014: I have sliced my finger a few times on my mandoline, but it definitely turns out lovely even slices. I did know a majority of these terms. I enjoyed writing this one and researching. [US];[informal] popularized among others by the rapper Snoop Dogg.
Colin Garrow from Inverbervie, Scotland on July 13, 2015: I was surprised how many of these I knew - thought it was going to be a real puzzler! Whatever your kitchen knowledge may be, there are some cooking terms that you've probably never heard before. to cool (an engine, etc.) Claudia Mitchell (author) on December 09, 2014: Hi Easy Exercise - Well I'm glad you learned something new. Glad you liked it Bill.
An apron is a piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your normal clothes and tie round your waist, especially when you are, Slang term meaning good looking, stylish or. Let stand To let stand is to let a food cool or set at room temperature before cutting it or before serving it.
I love learning new things. It was fun and you definitely need to study up on your cooking terminology LOL! It may remove bad tastes, salt or other unwanted items in the food. 2. Thanks for the vote and comments. I still will not cook much because I do not have the time for it. Clothing that is cool is made of thin material so that you do not become too hot in hot weather. Becker, Ethan, Becker, Marion Rombauer, & Rombauer, Irma. Not common in Lagos, Nigeria. All rights reserved.
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Funny how so many of the terms are french. Macerating is used with fruits and vegetables and is the process of softening it with liquid. Commonly used when discussing citrus, sectioning is the process of removing the fruit from the membrane. I'm glad you found it informative. Thankfully my wife is a wonderful cook.
Thanks for the lesson! Within a few minutes tempers had cooled... His weird behaviour had cooled her passion. Fluting is a baking term and is the name for the decorative designs in pie crust edges or around the outside of a cake. A stripper is a tool designed to remove the outer covering of various fruits and vegetables. Search cool cooking and thousands of other words in English Cobuild dictionary from Reverso. Though you made everything easy. Enjoyed reading up on these cooking terms and finding that I was acquainted with half but must honestly say that I only really knew maybe a quarter of them. Hi MsDora - Isn't it funny how many of these terms have different words that we use commonly. I think a lot of the words are based on location. Thanks for the support too. Donna Herron from USA on August 06, 2014: I heard of about half of these, but have NEVER done ANY of them :) Thanks for clearing up a few mysteries for me! A cloche is a dome shaped bread baker. 3. Well, now that you are an expert in all things cooking related, get into the kitchen and make a fabulous meal.
Have a great day! Meringues and other foods weep when clear juices run out of them. This was a great learning experience.
You can tell me your score, I'll keep it a secret (just kidding). We ALL worked there....no choice involved.
A tagine is a casserole dish with a cone shaped lid. Claudia Mitchell (author) on January 16, 2015: Words are definitely fun stuff RTalloni! Amazing I remembered hearing them. Next time you take a quiz like this you'll score 100% now that you've read this (LOL). ;-). Why? Oyewole Folarin from Lagos on August 06, 2014: Interesting hub!
I had a lot of fun writing it and learned a lot too. Hi Kevin - Thanks so much for reading, pinning and taking the quiz (including answering my forum post). When something cools or when you cool it, it becomes lower in temperature. They sound like names of characters in movies. Poaching food is cooking it completely submerged in liquid and not bringing it to a boil.
(esp. ©2020 Reverso-Softissimo. I enjoyed this new post of yours, different but good. Thanks for reading and commenting. Search cool cooking and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. Still, a few is completely new to me. The bitter soft stringy inside of citrus rind. You may think you're a cooking genius, but I bet some of these will stump you. It's interesting to see what terms people know and don't know. Have a great weekend. Hope you try to make a coulis sometime. Thanks for an interesting, informative hub.
A macedoine is a mixture of chopped vegetables or chopped fruits in syrup. You want to reject this entry: please give us your comments (bad translation/definition, duplicate entries...), English Portuguese translation in context, Free: Learn English, French and other languages, Reverso Documents: translate your documents online, Learn English watching your favourite videos, All English simple definitions from our dictionary. Thanks so much for stopping by!
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I'm a novice (aka nonexistent) chef, so I could use these when I fix family meals. Thanks for stopping by and reading! Judy Specht from California on August 08, 2014: You got me on 11 or 12. If you describe someone as ice-cool, you admire them because they are calm and do not show emotion in difficult situations. When I took the quiz, as I went through it, even though I hardly cook, I began to think that I knew quite a few.
Thanks for sharing this useful hub! Did I stump you on a couple?
Thanks for the information. Anyway, thanks for sharing.
jellygator - Glad you like it and that you stopped by to read. This is a grunt, but a grunt can also be a delicious fruit cobbler! En papillote is cooking ingredients in paper. Thanks purl3agony! A ramekin is a small bowl shaped dish used to cook custards or cheese dishes. I loved the quiz, and I think you have me pegged. Great hub!
Example: Jen's eyebrows are snatched!
If you say that a person or their behaviour is cool, you mean that they are calm and unemotional, especially in a difficult situation.
2 : to prepare for eating by a heating process. I found quite a few that I was clueless on. Has nothing to do with my skills or JOY for cooking (ugh! I counted...I knew five of these. Excellent Hub GTF.....You've informed a whole lot of people!!....Up+++. I appreciate you stopping by!
Deborah Neyens from Iowa on August 06, 2014: Interesting hub!
To cool down means the same as to cool., phrasal verb. A bouquet garni is a mix of herbs that are tied together in a small packet or bunch so they don't get mixed into a dish but still flavor it.
It's the only way I've ever had a poached egg. Claudia Mitchell (author) on August 08, 2014: Glad you enjoyed it KoffeeKlatch Gals - 60% isn't bad. "That is so coolio!" lol! Hi Nell - This hub is the perfect way to study up on terms and then impress your friends with a fancy dinner party. I think I was confusing it with braising. [Slang] Used to describe anything that looks really good or on point.
Some of the terms were Greek to me!
Liz Elias from Oakley, CA on August 10, 2014: Interesting. A good example of a baton is a french fry or a carrot stick. Bruising food is the technique of tearing apart or gently crushing food items, usually herbs or vegetables, to bring out their full flavor. The nation had kept its cool" (Moorhead Kennedy). For instance, did you know that poultry comes from the French, but the words hen come from Anglo-Saxon English? Thanks for reading. It is the equivalent of marinating meats and poultry. I also really appreciate all of the support and shares. by a flow of water circulating in an enclosed jacket, English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus, Collaborative Dictionary English Definition, Slang for "excellent"
Definition of Cooking Term: Cool. Once the dish is done the herbs are easily removed from the pot. Thanks for reading and commenting.
To shuck is to remove the inedible outer shell of a food item, like shellfish and corn. A bain-marie is a water bath used to control the temperature when baking custards and cheesecakes. Nice work. We now have staying with us for a while, my step-daughter, who is a Cordon Bleu trained chef! Now I will learn the others and when I am on a Cooking show I can give you credit for my new found knowledge. Claudia Mitchell (author) on August 06, 2014: Some of the words are so close in meaning and I also had never heard of barding before I wrote this hub.
Glad you stopped by to read. Composure; poise: "Our release marked a victory. There are probably more that you may know because of that experience. A cool place, part, or time: the cool of early morning. A coulis is a strained fruit sauce made with raw or cooked fruit. I felt a current of cool air..., The vaccines were kept cool in refrigerators. Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on August 06, 2014: Educational and interesting! Kelly A Burnett from United States on December 08, 2014: I just purchased three cookbooks and here I learned more in the few pages than in the hundreds of new pages I have added to my library. Thanks for the word and for reading and commenting.
If you say that something is cool, you think it is very good. French fries are the perfect example of the baton cutting technique.