Monthly Archive: November 2017

sherry vinegar

Xeres Vinegar

Xeres VinegarWine vinegar that has the rich, nutty flavor of a fortified wine. It can be used for several purposes, such as, but not limited to, marinades for grilling and in salads. Xeres vinegar...

water bath method

Bain Marie

Bain MarieA bain-marie, also referred to as a ‘water-bath’ is, used in the cooking and holding of sauces / foods. Essentially it is a vessel that is resting inside another vessel which is filled...

welsh rabbit

Welsh Rabbit

Welsh Rabbit / Welsh RarebitWelsh Rarebit / Welsh Rabbit: is a dish made with a savoury sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients, served hot, after being poured over slices of toasted bread,...

tossing food


Toss, Tossed, Tossing Toss, Tossed, Tossing: Is to combine ingredients lightly by lifting and dropping them using two utensils so that ingredients are all evenly distributed throughout the dish.

simmer vs boil


Simmer, Simmering, To SimmerSimmer, simmering, to simmer, doesn’t just mean to cool yourself down when you’re all worked up!! In cooking circles, it is to gently cook food in a liquid over low heat...

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