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1

beef carpaccio

Italian dish of thinly sliced raw meat (or fish) that is often served with a salad

  • raw beef tenderloin
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • arugula
  • parmesan cheese
  • aged balsamic
  • black pepper

2

blackened fish

popular Cajun method of cooking fish -- by applying a spice mixture to the skin of the fish and searing it on a hot pan with little or no cooking fat

  • red snapper
  • chili powder
  • paprika
  • cayenne pepper
  • cumin
  • pepper
  • thyme
  • dry mustard

3

blini

savory potato pancakes from Russian cuisine

  • mashed potato
  • egg
  • flour
  • baking powder

4

bouillabaisse

seafood stew made famous in Marseille, France and made from fish, shellfish, and broth flavored with many herbs and spices

  • variety of fish and shellfish
  • garlic
  • onions
  • thyme/rosemary
  • white wine
  • tomatoes
  • fish stock
  • potatoes
  • celery
  • fennel
  • saffron
  • cayenne pepper

5

brioche

rich, slightly sweet French bread that is made with large quantities of eggs and butter

  • flour
  • milk
  • sugar
  • salt
  • yeast
  • eggs
  • butter

6

candied nuts

sweet or savory nuts that have been tossed and roasted with a variety of ingredients that enhance flavor and texture

For savory candied nuts:

  • pecans
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • rosemary
  • cayenne pepper
  • brown sugar
  • salt

7

ceviche

spiced and citrus-based fresh seafood dish popular in Latin American cuisines

  • halibut
  • shrimp
  • scallops
  • red onion
  • jalapeno
  • cilantro
  • lime juice
  • coconut milk
  • orange zest

8

chili rub (powder)

custom blend of spices and other dried ingredients that is applied to marinades or to meat and vegetables prior to cooking

  • dried chilies
  • dried garlic
  • dried onion
  • dried oregano
  • dried mustard
  • cayenne pepper
  • paprika
  • cumin
  • fennel seed

9

clotted cream

very thick cream that forms during the cooling of heated unpasteurized milk

  • specialty of Great Britain, originating in Devonshire, England -- sometimes called Devonshire Cream
  • soft-butter consistency
  • often used on scones with jam

10

creamed spinach

spinach dish made from blanched spinach that has been chopped into small pieces and mixed with bechamel sauce and a dash of nutmeg

  • blanched spinach
  • bechamel sauce
  • nutmeg
  • parmesan cheese
  • casserole dish

spinach should be topped with parmesan and then gratined in the oven

11

deviled eggs

hard-boiled eggs filled with "deviled" yolks mixed with mayonnaise and mustard

  • eggs
  • aioli
  • mustard
  • cayenne pepper
  • paprika
  • chives
  • mayonnaise

12

duck confit

duck legs that have been cured and slowly cooked in their own fat for an extended period of time

  • duck legs
  • salt
  • sugar
  • rosemary
  • oranges
  • rendered duck fat

13

eggs benedict

classic American breakfast dish consisting of:

  • toasted English muffin
  • poached egg(s)
  • thinly sliced ham
  • hollandaise sauce

14

falafel

deep-fried ball made from chickpeas/fava beans, raw garlic, lemon juice, and parsley

  • mixture is formed into a ball before being fried
  • often eaten with pita, tahini sauce, and pickled vegetables

15

gnocchi

Italian dumpling made from mashed potatoes, flour, and egg that is blanched and then typically sauteed

  • mashed potatoes
  • flour
  • egg

16

guacamole

fresh and slightly spicy mixed avocado salad/spread that is popular in Mexican cuisine

  • avocados
  • red onion
  • jalapeno
  • cilantro
  • lime juice

17

ice cream

frozen dessert with a sweet custard base that has been slowly churned during freezing

  • heavy cream
  • sugar
  • vanilla
  • egg yolks

18

mac and cheese

casserole of cooked macaroni and cheese sauce

  • blanched pasta
  • reduced heavy cream
  • grated white cheddar
  • breadcrumbs

mix all ingredients and bake in the oven until golden brown

19

mashed potatoes

boiled potatoes that have been mixed and mashed with a cream and butter mixture until smooth

  • yukon gold potatoes
  • heavy cream
  • roasted garlic
  • butter

20

molten chocolate cake

warm chocolate cake that is cooked on the outside and melted on the inside, which is achieved by cooking at a high heat and by using large amounts of eggs and butter

  • chocolate
  • butter
  • sugar
  • egg yolks
  • flour

21

multi-grain salad

healthy, nutrient-heavy dish typically made from grains, herbs, and dried fruit

  • quinoa
  • barley
  • wheat berries
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • parsley
  • dried cherries

22

Peking Duck

Beijing delicacy prized for the duck's crisp, thin skin and sweet and salty flavors

  • air is pumped into the duck to separate its skin from the meat and to make the skin crispier
  • a special brine/marinade is applied and the duck is hung to dry for 24 hours before being roasted in a closed or hung oven
  • often eaten with hoisin sauce, scallions, and rice pancakes

23

polenta

Italian side dish made from cornmeal, milk, butter, and cheese

  • fine cornmeal (or semolina flour)
  • milk
  • butter
  • parmesan cheese
  • dash of cayenne

24

pommes frites

thinly sliced deep-fried potato strips that are often eaten with aioli; known in America as french fries and most famously eaten with ketchup

  • large potato(es)
  • peanut or grapeseed oil
  • sea salt
  • aioli

25

potato fritter

mashed potatoes that have been breaded and deep-fried

  • mashed potatoes
  • flour
  • egg
  • breadcrumbs

26

potato gratin

casserole side dish made from layered, thinly sliced potatoes that have been baked with a cream and cheese mixture

  • potatoes
  • garlic
  • thyme
  • butter
  • heavy cream
  • gruyere cheese
  • parmesan cheese

27

raspberry coulis

thick sauce made from pureed and strained raspberries

  • fresh raspberries
  • sugar
  • vanilla beans
  • citrus zest
  • pinch of salt

mix all ingredients and cook in a warm pot until raspberries are soft and the juice has rendered out

28

risotto

classic Italian dish with many variations made from slowly cooking and stirring arborio rice with stock, butter, and cheese

  • arborio rice
  • garlic
  • shallot
  • thyme
  • white wine
  • chicken stock
  • butter
  • parmesan cheese

29

roux

cooked paste used to thicken soups, sauces, and gravies

  • butter
  • onions
  • bay leaf
  • flour

30

shawarma

Arab wrap of shaved meat (often goat/lamb) from a rotating spit

  • served in pita or lavash bread and often eaten with pickled vegetables and yogurt
  • popular in the Middle East and Europe
  • known in America as a gyro

31

shrimp cocktail

Seafood dish consisting of: 

  • large shrimp poached in a court boullion
  • cocktail sauce
  • lemon wedges
  • parsley

32

souffle

a sweet or savory French delicacy consisting of a light baked cake made from egg yolks and beaten egg whites

For a sweet dessert souffle: 

  • butter
  • chocolate
  • pastry cream
  • egg yolks
  • egg whites
  • sugar

33

spaghetti and meatballs

classic pasta dish from Southern Italy consisting of meatballs, marinara sauce, and spaghetti

Meatballs:

  • ground beef and pork
  • stale bread
  • water
  • egg
  • garlic
  • parsley
  • oregano

Marinara Sauce:

  • see "Sauces and Condiments" deck

Spaghetti:

  • spaghetti
  • boiled salted water
  • olive oil

34

steak tartare

cold French dish constisting of minced or chopped raw beef that is often served with onions, raw egg, or baguette

  • raw beef
  • aioli
  • dijon mustard
  • red onion
  • chives
  • gherkin
  • cayenne pepper
  • egg
  • baguette

35

stuffed chicken

chicken breast that has been butterflied or thinly pounded then stuffed or rolled with a filling and roasted in the oven

  • chicken breast
  • blanched spinach
  • ricotta cheese
  • diced ham

36

zabaglione

Italian custard dessert flavored with wine and fruit

  • egg yolks
  • sugar
  • Marsala wine
  • figs

37

Italian dish of thinly sliced raw meat (or fish) that is often served with a salad

  • raw beef tenderloin
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • arugula
  • parmesan cheese
  • aged balsamic
  • black pepper

beef carpaccio

38

popular Cajun method of cooking fish -- by applying a spice mixture to the skin of the fish and searing it on a hot pan with little or no cooking fat

  • red snapper
  • chili powder
  • paprika
  • cayenne pepper
  • cumin
  • pepper
  • thyme
  • dry mustard

blackened fish

39

savory potato pancakes from Russian cuisine

  • mashed potato
  • egg
  • flour
  • baking powder

blini

40

seafood stew made famous in Marseille, France and made from fish, shellfish, and broth flavored with many herbs and spices

  • variety of fish and shellfish
  • garlic
  • onions
  • thyme/rosemary
  • white wine
  • tomatoes
  • fish stock
  • potatoes
  • celery
  • fennel
  • saffron
  • cayenne pepper

bouillabaisse

41

rich, slightly sweet French bread that is made with large quantities of eggs and butter

  • flour
  • milk
  • sugar
  • salt
  • yeast
  • eggs
  • butter

brioche

42

sweet or savory nuts that have been tossed and roasted with a variety of ingredients that enhance flavor and texture

For savory candied nuts:

  • pecans
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • rosemary
  • cayenne pepper
  • brown sugar
  • salt

candied nuts

43

spiced and citrus-based fresh seafood dish popular in Latin American cuisines

  • halibut
  • shrimp
  • scallops
  • red onion
  • jalapeno
  • cilantro
  • lime juice
  • coconut milk
  • orange zest

ceviche

44

custom blend of spices and other dried ingredients that is applied to marinades or to meat and vegetables prior to cooking

  • dried chilies
  • dried garlic
  • dried onion
  • dried oregano
  • dried mustard
  • cayenne pepper
  • paprika
  • cumin
  • fennel seed

chili rub (powder)

45

very thick cream that forms during the cooling of heated unpasteurized milk

  • specialty of Great Britain, originating in Devonshire, England -- sometimes called Devonshire Cream
  • soft-butter consistency
  • often used on scones with jam

clotted cream

46

spinach dish made from blanched spinach that has been chopped into small pieces and mixed with bechamel sauce and a dash of nutmeg

  • blanched spinach
  • bechamel sauce
  • nutmeg
  • parmesan cheese
  • casserole dish

spinach should be topped with parmesan and then gratined in the oven

creamed spinach

47

hard-boiled eggs filled with "deviled" yolks mixed with mayonnaise and mustard

  • eggs
  • aioli
  • mustard
  • cayenne pepper
  • paprika
  • chives
  • mayonnaise

deviled eggs

48

duck legs that have been cured and slowly cooked in their own fat for an extended period of time

  • duck legs
  • salt
  • sugar
  • rosemary
  • oranges
  • rendered duck fat

duck confit

49

classic American breakfast dish consisting of:

  • toasted English muffin
  • poached egg(s)
  • thinly sliced ham
  • hollandaise sauce

eggs benedict

50

deep-fried ball made from chickpeas/fava beans, raw garlic, lemon juice, and parsley

  • mixture is formed into a ball before being fried
  • often eaten with pita, tahini sauce, and pickled vegetables

falafel

51

Italian dumpling made from mashed potatoes, flour, and egg that is blanched and then typically sauteed

  • mashed potatoes
  • flour
  • egg

gnocchi

52

fresh and slightly spicy mixed avocado salad/spread that is popular in Mexican cuisine

  • avocados
  • red onion
  • jalapeno
  • cilantro
  • lime juice

guacamole

53

frozen dessert with a sweet custard base that has been slowly churned during freezing

  • heavy cream
  • sugar
  • vanilla
  • egg yolks

ice cream

54

casserole of cooked macaroni and cheese sauce

  • blanched pasta
  • reduced heavy cream
  • grated white cheddar
  • breadcrumbs

mix all ingredients and bake in the oven until golden brown

mac and cheese

55

boiled potatoes that have been mixed and mashed with a cream and butter mixture until smooth

  • yukon gold potatoes
  • heavy cream
  • roasted garlic
  • butter

mashed potatoes

56

warm chocolate cake that is cooked on the outside and melted on the inside, which is achieved by cooking at a high heat and by using large amounts of eggs and butter

  • chocolate
  • butter
  • sugar
  • egg yolks
  • flour

molten chocolate cake

57

healthy, nutrient-heavy dish typically made from grains, herbs, and dried fruit

  • quinoa
  • barley
  • wheat berries
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • parsley
  • dried cherries

multi-grain salad

58

Beijing delicacy prized for the duck's crisp, thin skin and sweet and salty flavors

  • air is pumped into the duck to separate its skin from the meat and to make the skin crispier
  • a special brine/marinade is applied and the duck is hung to dry for 24 hours before being roasted in a closed or hung oven
  • often eaten with hoisin sauce, scallions, and rice pancakes

Peking Duck

59

Italian side dish made from cornmeal, milk, butter, and cheese

  • fine cornmeal (or semolina flour)
  • milk
  • butter
  • parmesan cheese
  • dash of cayenne

polenta

60

thinly sliced deep-fried potato strips that are often eaten with aioli; known in America as french fries and most famously eaten with ketchup

  • large potato(es)
  • peanut or grapeseed oil
  • sea salt
  • aioli

pommes frites

61

mashed potatoes that have been breaded and deep-fried

  • mashed potatoes
  • flour
  • egg
  • breadcrumbs

potato fritter

62

casserole side dish made from layered, thinly sliced potatoes that have been baked with a cream and cheese mixture

  • potatoes
  • garlic
  • thyme
  • butter
  • heavy cream
  • gruyere cheese
  • parmesan cheese

potato gratin

63

thick sauce made from pureed and strained raspberries

  • fresh raspberries
  • sugar
  • vanilla beans
  • citrus zest
  • pinch of salt

mix all ingredients and cook in a warm pot until raspberries are soft and the juice has rendered out

raspberry coulis

64

classic Italian dish with many variations made from slowly cooking and stirring arborio rice with stock, butter, and cheese

  • arborio rice
  • garlic
  • shallot
  • thyme
  • white wine
  • chicken stock
  • butter
  • parmesan cheese

risotto

65

cooked paste used to thicken soups, sauces, and gravies

  • butter
  • onions
  • bay leaf
  • flour

roux

66

Arab wrap of shaved meat (often goat/lamb) from a rotating spit

  • served in pita or lavash bread and often eaten with pickled vegetables and yogurt
  • popular in the Middle East and Europe
  • known in America as a gyro

shawarma

67

Seafood dish consisting of: 

  • large shrimp poached in a court boullion
  • cocktail sauce
  • lemon wedges
  • parsley

shrimp cocktail

68

a sweet or savory French delicacy consisting of a light baked cake made from egg yolks and beaten egg whites

For a sweet dessert souffle: 

  • butter
  • chocolate
  • pastry cream
  • egg yolks
  • egg whites
  • sugar

souffle

69

classic pasta dish from Southern Italy consisting of meatballs, marinara sauce, and spaghetti

Meatballs:

  • ground beef and pork
  • stale bread
  • water
  • egg
  • garlic
  • parsley
  • oregano

Marinara Sauce:

  • see "Sauces and Condiments" deck

Spaghetti:

  • spaghetti
  • boiled salted water
  • olive oil

spaghetti and meatballs

70

cold French dish constisting of minced or chopped raw beef that is often served with onions, raw egg, or baguette

  • raw beef
  • aioli
  • dijon mustard
  • red onion
  • chives
  • gherkin
  • cayenne pepper
  • egg
  • baguette

steak tartare

71

chicken breast that has been butterflied or thinly pounded then stuffed or rolled with a filling and roasted in the oven

  • chicken breast
  • blanched spinach
  • ricotta cheese
  • diced ham

stuffed chicken

72

Italian custard dessert flavored with wine and fruit

  • egg yolks
  • sugar
  • Marsala wine
  • figs

zabaglione