An Indian flat bread baked in a Tandoor oven and served hot.
A flowering plant, all of which can be consumed except the roots. Flowers are frequently used as a a garnish and in salads, butter, cheese, and vinegar. The stems and leaves can be used similar to watercress on sandwiches and in salads, and the buds can be pickled similar to capers.
A mixture of fermented flour and water used to leaven certain types of breads. Unlike the yeast starter to which a baker must add commercial yeast, natural starters rely on airborne wild yeasts. See yeast starter.
A large orange fruit that is sweet,seedless, and is quite easy to peel. The navel orange can be found in Arizona, California, and Florida and is available basically year-round.
A block of ice cream made of three different flavors frozen side by side; usually chocolate, strawberry and vanilla.
A fruit similar to a peach with sweet flesh and yellow skin with red spots. Nectarines are available from the middle of spring until the end of September.
A custard that contains chestnut purÃ©e, currants, maraschino liqueur, and candied fruits. This dish is named after Count Nesselrode, a Russian diplomat of the 19th century.
A light-green sweet grape found only in Eastern United States. It is in season from September to October.
Tiny, angular black seeds from India and the Middle East that have a nutty, peppery flavor and are used to flavor bread. Also known as black onion seeds.
Italian for “hazelnut”
There are two different versions of this Austrian dumpling. The savory version is heartier and uses much more flour. It is served in soups and stews. The sweet version is known as Salzberg nockerl and is made with only a little flour and the addition of stiffly beaten egg whites for fluffiness. It is most commonly served as a dessert with fruit or fruit soups.
1. The shortened name for eggnog or the nickname used for any type of beverage made with beaten eggs, milk, and liquor. 2.The name for a strong ale brewed in England.
A milk product that has had almost all the fat and water removed, resulting in a powder. It is used to supplement diets and may be reconstituted with water to replace regular milk.
Tiny sugar coated pellet used as decoration for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, etc.
A confection made of sugar, honey and roasted nuts. Nougat can be either chewy or hard, brown or white.
A spread made by grinding roasted or raw nuts. Flavorings may be added during the process.
A utensil used to pulverize shelled nuts without releasing their natural oils.
A paste made by grinding roasted or raw nuts into a paste or liquid. Flavorings may be added during the process.
The egg-shaped, brown, wrinkly seed of the nutmeg tree. Used grated to spice a wide range of both sweet and savory dishes.
A dry fruit composed of a kernel enclosed in a shell. Nuts are used widely in cooking and pastry making for texture, flavor, and decoration. They have very high oil content, which makes handling and storing them difficult.