French Cooking Terms
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100

Term that describes dishes that are made or garnished with almonds.

What is amandine?

100

These berries are used to make a “Fraisier”.

What are strawberries?

100

The collagen in this ingredient is extracted from the skin and bones of animals such as chicken and pigs.

What is gelatin?

100

This fast food restaurant introduced a popular advertising campaign in 1997 that featured a talking chihuahua.

What is Taco Bell?

100

It's possible this dessert may be from one of the oldest recipes at any fair.

What is funnel cake?

200

Smooth, creamy soup made from crustaceans such as lobster and shrimp

What is a bisque?

200

These small french cakes are shaped like a shell.

What are Madeleines?

200

Hawaii alone consumes approximately 7 million cans of this meaty ingredient per year.


What is Spam?

200

The first Pizza Hut was built in this US state.

What is Kansas?

200

Flash-freezing is the technology behind this fun treat.

What is Dippin Dots?

300

Technique where foods are placed into vacuum sealed bags and cooked in a bath of circulating, temperature-controlled water.

What is sous vide?

300

What is floating in an île flottante?

What is meringue?

300

Culinary uses throughout the world for this fruit include zest for salad dressings, marinades and jams.

What is Buddha's Hand?

300

This fast food restaurant is credited with introducing the first modern-day drive-thru window.

What is Wendy's?

300

This fair food mixes a sweet American classic with a deep-fryer.

 

What is a deep fried oreo?

400

To get set up and have everything in you need for a recipe or meal in place before you start cooking.

What is mise en place?

400

Pasteis de Nata, an egg custard pastry, are from this country.

What is Portugal?

400

A parasitic fungus often found on caterpillars used in Chinese medicine for stamina and fatigue.

What are cordyceps?

400

This fast food restaurant is famous for its Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes.

What is Arby's?

400

The name of this gooey fair food staple.

What is fried cheese?

500

A knife technique where a julienned vegetable is stacked and cut from the end into a very small dice.

What is brunoise?

500

This pastry is used in an eclair.

What is choux pastry?

500

Northern Spanish delicacy sautéed in olive oil with garlic that usually reach prices of up to 1000 euro per kilogram.


What are elvers?

500

This fast food restaurant has an anthropomorphic chili dog for its mascot.

What is Wienerschnitzel?

500

This simple Southern item combines two unusual favorites to make a colorful new thing.

What is Koolickle?

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