Monday, 28 August 2017


Cooking is an art and many excel in it. but for the fresher's in the kitchen it is necessary to familiarise themselves with the rare ingredients. Here is a list of few kitchen needs that will enchance the taste, flavour, consistency &the appearance of the dish.

image of arrow root के लिए चित्र परिणाम

 ARROWROOT: starch obtained from the root of the tropical Maranta
plant.Used for thickening, in milk, puddings, as a diet for invalids etc.

image of aniseed के लिए चित्र परिणाम

ANISEED: the seed of anise used in cooking especially for flavouring.

                                           image of bay leaf के लिए चित्र परिणाम

BAY LEAF: an evergreen Mediterranean shrub, with leaves that are used in cookery. (mostly dried leaf used)

                                             image of bouquet garni के लिए चित्र परिणाम

BOUQUET GARNI: bunch of herbs tied together; parsley stalks, thyme, bay leaf, etc, or, bunch of vegetables; leeks, celery, carrots.

                                                image of bread crumbs के लिए चित्र परिणाम

BREAD CRUMBS: a small fragment of bread

                                image of butter & flour mixed together के लिए चित्र परिणाम

BUTTER PASTE: butter and flour kneaded together. Used as a thickening.

                                 image of canape के लिए चित्र परिणाम

CANAPE: small slice of bread cut into various shapes, plain, toasted or fried, spread and garnished, served as an appetizer or cocktail snack

                                    image of caramel के लिए चित्र परिणाम

CARAMEL COLOUR: burnt sugar dissolved in water used for colouring liquids. Commonly known as “monkey” or black jack”

                                     image of cardamom के लिए चित्र परिणाम

CARDAMON: the seeds of SE Asian plant, used as a spice.

                                                   image of cinnamon के लिए चित्र परिणाम
CINNAMON: a spice made from the dried bark of an Asian tree.

                                    image of clove के लिए चित्र परिणाम 

CLOVE: the dried flower bud of a tropical tree, used as a spice

                             image of condiments के लिए चित्र परिणाम
CONDIMENTS: a substance such as salt or mustard, used to flavour food.

                                         image of consomme के लिए चित्र परिणाम
CONSOMME’: a clear soup made with concentrated stock.

                                       image of croutons के लिए चित्र परिणाम

CROUTON: small cubes of fried bread for soups, bread cut in heart or other fancy shapes used for garnishing all kinds of dishes

CUISINE: style of cooking, especially as typical of a country or region
CULINARY: related to cooking.
FRITURE: frying fat, also the name of the food fried in fat.

                         image of icing sugar के लिए चित्र परिणाम

ICING SUGAR: finely powdered sugar used to make icing

                                       image of julienne के लिए चित्र परिणाम

JULIENNE: vegetables or other food cut into fine shreds

                            image of margarine के लिए चित्र परिणाम

MARGARINE: a butter substitute made from vegetable oils or animal fats.

                           image of mayonnaise के लिए चित्र परिणाम    

MAYONNAISE: a thick creamy dressing made from egg yolks, oil, and vinegar.

                                          image of nutmeg के लिए चित्र परिणाम

NUT MEG: a spice obtained from the seed of a tropical tree.

PANACHE: mixed, multi coloured, mixed ice, cream or jelly in a mould, mixed fruit or vegetables.

                                                 image of poppy seeds के लिए चित्र परिणाम

POPPY SEEDS: a plant with bright red, pink or orange flowers and small black seeds. The seeds are used in cooking.

                                           image of spices के लिए चित्र परिणाम

SPICE:  a strong tasting vegetable substance used to flavour food. Colouring, hot & fragrant are the three groups of spices. Paprika, saffron, turmeric are colouring spices. Pepper, chilli, cayenne, mustard are hot spices. Cardamom, allspice, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, coriander, caraway, ginger &mace are the fragrant spices.
                            image of souffle के लिए चित्र परिणाम

SOUFFLE: a light, spongy dish made by mixing egg yolks and another ingredient such as cheese or fruit with stiffly beaten egg white
STOCK: water in which vegetables have been slowly simmered

                               image of tapioca के लिए चित्र परिणाम

TAPIOCA: starch obtained from the root of the cassava plant which grows in the tropics. It is marketed as flaked, pearl and granulated tapioca and in the form of flour.

                                                 image of vinegar के लिए चित्र परिणाम

VINEGAR: a sour liquid made from wine, beer, or cider, used as seasoning or for pickling.

ZESTE: the outside skin of lemons, oranges etc. peeled off finely.


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