Category: Notes

What is Shocking?

Blanching is often done in conjunction with another step, known as shocking, which involves plunging the blanched item directly into …

What is Blanching?

Blanching is a food preparation technique in which food is briefly immersed in hot liquid, like boiling water often but …

Concassè

Concasser, the French word for “to crush or grind,” is a very basic cooking technique often applied to vegetables. Concassè …

Pickles

Meanings Vegetables to be pickled are usually brined ( unless they are to be used in a chutney or similar …

Chutneys And Relishes

Meanings Chutneys are made from a variety of ingredients, usually fruits, preserved in sugar and acid after careful cooking. They …

Terminology – Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni Bouquet Garni is a bunch of herbs (often parsley, celery, thyme, bay leaf, cloves, etc) that are either …

Terminology – To Sweet

To Sweet To Sweet is a technique by which ingredients particularly vegetables, are cooked in a small amount of fat …

Escherichia Coli (E.coli)

Escherichia Coli Escherichia coli are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of the people and animals. E. coli …