Paste - Made from crushed sesame
seeds, used in Middle
Eastern dishes such as Sesame Noodles, Hummus and Baba Ghanoush.
It is a type of soy sauce, usually
used in Japanese food.
You can easily substitute with Chinese Light Soy or regular Japanese
Citrus Fruit: Cross of a tangerine
and a pomelo. Larger
than a mandarin and a little smaller than an average size orange. Skin
color is a bright tangerine and they mature during the late mandarin
Mandarins, Tangerines or Oranges may be used instead.
Terasi (Malaysia) also known as
kapi (Thailand) and ngapi (Burma). A kind of pungent shrimp paste, used
in very small quantities. Depending on the recipe in which it is used,
it can be crushed with spices to make a paste which is then
in oil. Alternatively, it may be grilled (broiled) or fried first, then
added to other ingredients.
Toast: To brown food by the
application of direct heat.
Toss: To lightly mix ingredients
Cooking until clear or