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Cooking Terms

Explanations and definitions of cooking terms and techniques.

How to Make an Ice Bath
Learn about ice baths and how to use them.

Sous Vide
What is sous vide cooking? Definition of sous vide cooking.

Molecular Gastronomy
What is molecular gastronomy? Definition of molecular gastronomy.

Coulis
Definition of coulis

Broil
Definition of broil

Brine
Definition of brine

Deglaze
The definition of the culinary term deglaze.

Temper
Definition of temper

Simmer
Definition of simmer

Sear
Definition of sear

Mise en Place
Definition of mise en place

Braise
Definition of braise

Steam
The definition of steam cooking.

Blanch
This is the definition of blanch.

Reduce
The culinary definition of reduce.

Mirepoix
Definition of mirepoix

Chiffonade
Learn what chiffonade means.

Fold
Learn what it means to fold in culinary terms.

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