Posts Tagged ‘word’

Mise en Place

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Mise en Place for Souffle

Mise en Place for Souffle

Wednesday Word

Mise en Place – (noun; cooking technique/step)

Mise en Place is a French term, which translates to ‘putting in place.’
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Poach

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
Poached Fig Tart

Poached Fig Tart

Wednesday Word

Poach – (verb; cooking technique)
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Temper

Monday, April 9th, 2012
Tempering Eggs for Souffle

Tempering Eggs for Souffle

Wednesday Word

Temper- (verb; cooking technique/step)

One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions of temper is to “dilute, qualify, or soften by the addition or influence of something else”
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Fond

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Wednesday Word

Fond (Noun)

Pronounced {fawn}
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Roux

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Wednesday Word

Roux (Cooking Element)

A roux is a mixture of cooked flour and fat (usually butter), which is then used as a thickening agent for soups, stews, or sauces.  A roux is classically (and best made) with an equal amount of fat and flour by weight, but you could also use volume measurements.
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