A to Z Food Vocabulary or “S is for Sabayon”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the letter “S”.

Sabayon - A frothy custard of egg yolk, sugar, and wine that is made by whisking the ingredients over simmering water. Served warm as a dessert or sauce.

Sachet Bag - Cloth bag filled with select herbs used to season soups or stocks.Sachet

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A to Z Food Vocabulary or “Q is for Quince”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with “Q” and “R”.

Quahog - The Native American name for the (East Coast) hard-shelled clam. Quahog is also sometimes used to describe very large clams.  he state clam of Rhode Island.Quahog

Quenelle - A poached dumpling, usually made of meat or fish.Quenelle Noire

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A to Z Food Vocabulary or “P is for Poêle”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the letter “P”.  Strap in kids, there are a lot of terms beginning with P.

Panbroil - To cook a food in a skillet without added fat, removing any fat as it accumulates.

Pancetta - An Italian cured meat made from the belly (pancia) of the big (the same cut used for bacon). It is salted but lightly spiced, but not smoked. Pancetta

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A to Z Food Vocabulary or “O is for Oolong”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the lovely letter “O”.

Oblique - A cut that creates a wedge-shaped piece with two diagonal sides.  That’s enough geometry for the day if you ask me.  If you want it really simple – think the angular cut of some pasta.  Do that in a thinner manner to a veggie and there you have it.Oblique

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A to Z Food Vocabulary or “N is for Niçoise”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the letter “N”.

Napoleans - Pastry docked heavily before it is baked, cut into rectangles, and filled with pastry cream.  Napoleans fairly rock my world.Napoleon

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A to Z Food Vocabulary or “M is for Marmite”

There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely.  I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie.  We’ll both be learning something I’m sure.  Today we’re taking a look at all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the letter “M”.

Mace - A sweet, but pungent spice, made from the outer covering of the nutmeg, and has a very similar flavor.Mace

Macedoine - Small dice – 1/4″ square

Mâche - A plant with small, tender, dark green leaves and a slightly nutty flavor; used in salads or cooked. It is often found growing wild in cornfields, but it is difficult to find in stores and can be quite expensive.

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