Food Words

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Galette
A round, flat cake or tart.

Ganache
A rich mixture of chocolate and crème fraïche frequently used as a filling for cakes.

Gâteau
French cake.

Gaufrette
Thin, fan-shaped, waffled wafers.

Gazpacho
A Spanish soup served chilled, originally a puree of cucumber, tomato, onion, bell pepper, celery, vinegar, breadcrumbs, olive oil and garlic.

Gherkin
A small, dark green cucumbers grown specifically for pickling.

Girolle
The French name for a chanterelle.

Gougere
A cheese-flavored choux pastry.

Gourmand
A person who appreciates eating and drinking, sometimes to excess.

Granité
A flavored, often sweetened, frozen mixture of water, sugar and liquid flavoring.

Gratin
Any dish covered with cheese or buttered breadcrumbs and baked or broiled.

Gravlax
Cured raw salmon.

Gremolata
Minced parsley, lemon peel and garlic.

Guajillo
A shiny red, very hot chile.