Zone: The temperature range (4º C to 60º C), in which micro-organisms grow and multiply
Fry: To cook food in a deep layer of fat.
During sautéing there are
small brown bits that
are created that are often used in making a sauce more flavorful. This
term refers to adding water or wine to a pan to dissolve these bits and
bringing to a boil.
coconut: Dried coconut shreds,
similar to US coconut
shreds. In the US, coconut is usually sold sweetened, this is not so
in other countries.
To mix with spicy or hot
To cut into small cubes no larger
than 1/2 inch.
Biscuits: Almost the same as US
Dissolve: To mix dry substance with
liquid until it is in a solution.
Distilled Water: Water
from which all minerals have been removed.
To accomplish this, the water is converted into steam and then
This is the purest form of water.
Dough: A mixture of liquid, flour
and other ingredients which is stiff enough to be handled or
To prepare food for sautéing
or searing by lightly
coating with cornmeal, flour or dry crumbs.
Meat fat and juices that drip
into the pan during