Food Words

from BostonChefs.com

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Empanada
Savory or sweet turnover.

Emulsion
The mixture of two liquids that cannot normally combine smoothly (e.g., oil and water). Mayonnaise and hollandaise are two familiar emulsions.

En croute
A food that is wrapped in pastry and baked.

Enoki
Crunchy mushrooms that look sort of like vermicelli wearing ski hats.

Enophile
A person who is knowledgeable about and enjoys wine.

Entrecote
French term for the tender steak cut from between the ninth and eleventh ribs of beef.

Epicure
A person of refined taste who cultivates the knowledge and appreciation of fine food and wine.

Escabeche
A Spanish dish of poached or fried fish covered with a spicy marinade.