|Cutting on the Bias ||Cutting on the bias is a sewing term in which you cut on the diagonal to the weave of the fabric.
To find the true diagonal, unravel an edge of the fabric until you get to one straight thread, then fold that edge over
to a 90 degree angle to itself. Cutting on the bias is used for trims and such because it has more stretch to it and gan go around curves easier with less bunching.
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|daikon ||A sweet Asian radish. May be eaten raw or
|damper ||Australian bushman's bread made from flour salt and water. |
|Darjeeling tea ||A black tea from the Darjeeling province of
|decant ||The pouring of wine (generally) from the bottle
to another container, slowly, so any sediment
remains in the bottle. |
|devein ||To remove the vein from the back of a shrimp. |
|dice ||To cut food into small cubes about 1/4 inch or
5mm across. |
|divide, divided use ||as in, divide sugar, amount stated will be divided up to be used in different parts of the recipe. |
|dollop ||An indeterminent measure of soft food, such as
whipped cream, spooned onto a dish or other
|drippings ||The liquid and melted fat left from cooking
meat in a pan. |
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