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COOKING TERMMEANING
scaldheating milk till it nearly boils
seasongive extra flavor and piquancy to food by adding salt, pepper or herbs
simmercook or boil very gently
skimremove something, often scum, from the surface of a liquid
siftpass wet or dry food through a sieve to separate out or remove any lumps or impurities
poachcook fish, eggs, etc. gently in or over a small amount of simmering liquid
bindcombine dry ingredients by adding egg or melted fat so as to hold together
pressure cookcook food quickly by steam under pressure
fold inmix an ingredient gently with a folding action into a light whisked mixture or batter such that it retains its lightness
kneadstretch and press or massage something soft like dough with hands
dustsprinkle a powdered substance lightly so as to cover the top layer of food
bake blindbake pie bases pricked well with a fork without filling
whipbeat cream, eggs, batter, etc. till thick and frothy
flambé(finished dish) served covered in flaming alcohol
shredcut into very thin strips
chillplace food in refrigerator till fairly cold without freezing
grindcrush foodstuff into tiny pieces or powder
grillcook under a grill or on a gridiron radiating heat normally downwards
deep-fryfry in lot of hot oil or fat
bain-mariea pan of hot water in which a bowl of food is placed for slow cooking

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