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Serrated

Having a saw-like notches on the edge.

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Egg wash

A mixture of egg yolk and milk or water brushed on bread and rolls before cooking.

3

Beurre Bianc Sauce

Classic French sauce "white butter" is a rich hot butter made with a reduction of vinegar and/or white wine, herbs and heavy cream. Into which cold whole butter is whip into the reduction.

4

Braise

A method of cookery in which food is browned in fat and then completed in liquid.

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Dredge

When used as a verb, it means to sprinkle or coast a food lightly with fine dry ingredient such as flour or sugar.

6

Pierogi

Potato dumplings

7

Remoulade

Classic French sauce of mayonnaise to which chopped gherkins, capers, parsley, spring onions, chervil, chopped tarragon and anchovy are added.

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Flambe

Food served flaming produced by igniting brandy, rum or other liquor.

9

Brochette

Skewers of either small hors d'oeuvre or large entree size, threaded with meat, poultry, fish, shellfish and or vegetables which are grilled, boiled or baked, sometimes served with a dipping sauces.

10

Capers

Pickled green buds of the hyssop plants used for flavoring sauces or as a garnish for salads and other foods.

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Cuban sandwich

Cuban origin consisting of ham, roasted pork, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and sometimes salami on a Cuban bread or French bread.

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Baguette

A long thin loaf of French bread.

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Reuben sandwich

Classic dinner sandwich consisting of rye bread, corned beef, swiss cheese and thousand island dressing.

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Disjointed

Separated at the joint.

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Egg over Easy

Traditional breakfast egg dish where the egg is cooked on both sides leaving the yolk slightly runny.

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Tapenade

A puree of anchovies, black olives, garlic, capers with olive oil added to form a paste.

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Crudités

crispy raw vegetables served with a seasoned salt as a dip as a appetizer or hors d' oeuvre. Sliced cucumbers, carrots, celery, summer squash, sweet bell peppers and mushrooms are most popular.

18

Sweat

cook in a small pot of fat; ingredients soften without browning; cooks in it's own fat and served hot.

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Confit

Meat or poultry (often lightly salt-cured) slowly cooked and preserved in it's own fat and served hot.

20

Saltimbocca

Classic Italian dish chicken or veal wrapped with sage, prosciutto, pan seared and finished off with a brown red wine sauce.

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Cutlet

A small thin boneless piece of meat cut from the legs or ribs of pork, veal or lamb which is usually broiled sautéed or fried.

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Portion Control

the measurement of portions to ensure that the correct amount of an item is served.

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Amandine

A garnish of almonds (usually toasted or sautéed) such as would be served with fish or vegetables.

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Capon

A male chicken that has been desexed so that it grows fat, but remains tender. Ideal for roasting.

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Ratatouille

French stew of diced eggplant, tomatoes, pepper, zucchini, onion and garlic cooked in olive oil.

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Meringue

A foam made of beaten egg whites and sugar.

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Bruschetta

Grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Variations may include toppings of spicy red pepper, tomato, basil, vegetables, beans, cured meat and/or cheese.

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Western omelet

Omelet consisting of diced onions, peppers, tomatoes and ham.

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Sofrito

In Spanish cuisine it contains garlic, onions and tomatoes cooked in olive oil and puree is used as the base for many dishes.

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Turkey Club sandwich

Classic sandwich consisting of turkey, tomatoes, lettuce, bread and bacon. Anything club usually has lettuce, tomato and bacon.