|margarine ||a butter substitute that is a blend of hydrogenated vegetable oils and other ingredients, as emulsifiers and vitamins.
Also known as oleo in some areas. |
|orange water ||Orange water or orange flower water is a fragrant distillation of orange blossoms and used in flavoring baked goods and other sweet and savory dishes and in drinks such as a Ramos Gin Fizz. Look for it in the liquor section with things like grenadine and margarita salt. |
|parboil ||To partially cook food by boiling briefly in water.
This may be done to longer cooking ingredients to make sure all ingredients are done at the same time such as in stir-fries. |
|passata ||Italian for mash or puree. |
|Periperi ||A spicy marinade from Mozambique for a variety of meats.
Use word search for recipe. Other versions are used in Portugal, Brazil and other cuisines. |
|Pick Over ||To look through the berries or other fruits or
vegetables to remove any spoiled ones, leaves or
other things you might not want in the dish you
are cooking. |
|Porcini mushrooms ||Pale brown mushrooms which can range up to 10
inches in diameter. May be available fresh in
the U.S. in some markets, but can also be found
dry. Soak dry mushrooms in hot water for about
20 minutes before using in recipes. |
|Red Cabbage ||A misnomer because red cabbage is usually more of a purple color. A round solid head of cabbage similar to white or Dutch cabbage. In Britain, red cabbage is pickled. In the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden it is stewed with apples and spices.
Cooked red cabbage is a common side dish in German cuisine. Red cabbage is often cooked with vinegar to preserve its color. when used raw it is a colorful addition to green salads and cole slaws. |
|rosewater ||A perfumy flavored and fragrant distillation of rose petals often used in the cuisines of the Middle East, India and China. |
|Scald ||Plunging foods with skins, such as tomatoes, into
boiling water. This loosens and splits the skin,
so it can be removed easily. |
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