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1. What does “to butterfly” means in culinary term?
I am going to try and explain this as best as I can in my own words – to butterfly a fillet (this is my example) you cut it in half without fully cutting it. The edge left uncut then becomes the middle of the steak. This technique is used in restaurants for people who want their meat medium – well done, and for when you want to stuff and roll the meat.
2. What are traditional peperonata’s main ingredients?
It is an Italian stew made of peppers
3. What is a whoopie pie?
it resembles a large oreo cookie, two slices of cake sandwiched with a frosting in the midde
4. Mission, Manzanillo, Sevillano and Ascolano are varieties of which fruit?
5. What are traditional financier’s main ingredients and why are they called financiers?
they are meant to resemble a small bar of gold, and are made from almonds, beurre noisette and egg whites
6. Where does lemongrass originate from?
7. Where did Swiss rolls originate from and what are the main ingredients of a Swiss roll?
originating in Europe a Swiss roll is made from a sponge – flour, sugar and eggs and then has a filling of jam or cream on it.
8. How many “eyes” does a coconut have?
9. What is “crimini” more commonly known as?
10. What is the cooking method that combines stewing, steaming and roasting called?