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Created: Feb 23, 2015
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French Words for Cooking

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FRENCH WORDS IN COOKING.

Aspic:—Savory jelly for cold dishes.

Au gratin:—Dishes prepared with sauce and crumbs and baked.

Bouchées:—Very thin patties or cakes, as name indicates—mouthfuls.

Baba:—A peculiar, sweet French yeast cake.

Bechamel:—A rich, white sauce made with stock.

Bisque:—A white soup made of shell fish.

To Blanch:—To place any article on the fire till it boils, then plunge it in cold water; to whiten poultry, vegetables, etc. To remove the skin by immersing in boiling water.

Bouillon:—A clear soup, stronger than broth, yet not so strong as consommé, which is "reduced" soup.

Braisé:—Meat cooked in a closely covered stewpan, so that it retains its own flavor and those of the vegetables and flavorings put with it.

Brioche:—A very rich, unsweetened French cake made with yeast.

Cannelon:—Stuffed rolled-up meat.

Consommé:—Clear soup or bouillon boiled down till very rich, i.e. consumed.

Croquettes:—A savory mince of fish or fowl, made with sauce into shapes, and fried.

Croustades:—Fried forms of bread to serve minces or other meats upon.

Entrée:—A small dish, usually served between the courses at dinner.

Fondue:—A light preparation of melted cheese.

Fondant:—Sugar boiled and beaten to a creamy paste.

Hollandaise Sauce:—A rich sauce, something like hot mayonnaise.

Matelote:—A rich fish stew, with wine.

Mayonnaise:—A rich salad dressing.
Grade 2 Food (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.2.5
A.
This passage is most like a...
  1. Glossary
  2. Cookbook
  3. Recipe card
  4. Index
Grade 2 Food (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.2.5
B.
How is the passage organized?
  1. In alphabetical order
  2. In reverse alphabetical order
  3. From English to French words
  4. From shortest to longest
Grade 2 Food (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.2.4
D.
Which word is a type of meat?
  1. Brioche
  2. Cannelon
  3. Consommé
  4. Croustades
Grade 2 Food (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.2.3
E.
Who would most likely use this list of words?
  1. A chef
  2. A teacher
  3. A reader
  4. A translator