Monthly Archive: December 2017

cut in butter technique

Cut In

Cut In, to Cut InTo work a solid fat, such as shortening, butter, or margarine, into dry ingredients i.e. flour. This is usually done with a pastry blender, two knives in a crisscross fashion,...

drawn fish

Drawn

DrawnA term referring to a whole fish, with or without scales, that has had its internal organs removed. The term “drawn butter” refers to clarified butter.

butterfly technique

Butterfly

ButterflyTo split food, such as shrimp or pork chops, through the middle without completely separating the halves. Opened flat, the split halves resemble the wings of a butterfly.Definition of Butterfly

fresh wasabi

Wasabi

WasabiSometimes referred to as Japanese horseradish, although they are two totally different plants. Wasabi is generally used as a sauce that makes sushi or other foods more flavorful by adding spice. Like blow the...

waffle cut

Waffle

Waffle / Waffle CutA crisp, pancake-like batter product that is cooked in a specialized iron that gives the finished product a textured pattern, usually a grid.  Also a special vegetable cut which produces a...

australian vegemite

Vegemite

VegemiteMade popular in North America from the Australian Band “Men at Work”, is one of several yeast extract spreads sold in Australia.  It is made from leftover brewers’ yeast extract (a by-product of beer...

oil extracts

Extracted Oils

Extracted OilsProducts based on the aromatic essential oils of plant materials that are distilled by various means. In extracts, the highly concentrated oils are usually suspended in alcohol to make them easier to combine...

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