Presentation on theme: "The Language of the Recipe"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Language of the Recipe Cooking TermsThe Language of the Recipe
2 Candy Fun Facts What does M&M stand for? A. Mix & Melt B. Mike & Molly C. Mars & MurieD. Many & Melts
3 In 1947, Forrest Mars, Sr., of the Mars candy company, struck a deal with Bruce Murrie, son of Hershey president William Murrie, to develop a hard shelled candy with chocolate at the center. Mars needed Hershey’s chocolate because he anticipated there would be a shortage resulting from WWII, which turned out to be correct. As, Such, the deal gave Murrie a 20% stake in the newly developed M&M; this stake was later bought our by Mars when chocolate rationing ended at the end of the war but the name remained M&M for “Mars & Murrie”.
4 The process of preparing food for eating by applying heat Cooking-The process of preparing food for eating by applying heat
5 The Language of the Recipe Become familiarTerms are important tools for the cook.Each has its own meaning.Achieve best results.
6 BreadTo cover a food with a coating of crumbs made from bread, crackers, or cereal. The food is often dipped in a liquid such as milk or egg before coating.
7 GreaseTo lightly coat with oil, butter, margarine, or non-stick spray so food does not stick when cooking or baking.
8 MarinateTo soak in a seasoned liquid, called a marinade, to add flavor and/or to tenderize.
9 DrainTo remove all the liquid using a colander, strainer, or by plate against the food while tilting the container.
10 BeatTo mix ingredients together using a fast, circular movement with a spoon, fork, whisk, or mixer.
11 BlendTo mix ingredients together gently with a fork, spoon, or until combined.
12 CreamTo soften and blend fats while adding ingredients until smooth and light by mixing with a spoon or an electric mixer.Cream
13 Fold inTo combine a delicate mixture, such as beaten egg white or whipped cream, with a more solid material. Insert the edge of a spoon or rubber scraper vertically down through the middle of the mixture, slide it across the bottom of the bowl, bring it up with some of the mixture, and fold over on top of the rest. Continue slowlyand gently, turning the bowloften, until all is evenly mixed.
14 KneadTo work dough by folding, pressing, and turning, until it is smooth and elastic. Place dough on a floured board, fold it in half, and press firmly with the heels of your hands. Turn the dough about a quarter turn, and repeat the folding and pressing.
15 MixTo combine two or more ingredients together with spoon, fork, or electric mixer until well combined.
16 StirTo mix with a circular motion of a spoon or other utensil.
17 CutTo divide foods into small pieces with a knife or scissors.