Food Words

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Langostino
Spanish for "prawn."

Lardons
Diced bacon that is blanched and fried.

Legumes
Edible seed pods that split along two sutures, and/or the seeds themselves.

Lemongrass
A lemon-scented herb used liberally in Thai cooking.

Limoncello
Lemon liqueur.

Lotte
Most commonly known as "monkfish." Get it filleted, because this sweet-tasting, almost lobster-textured fish is butt-ugly-looking by any name.

Loup
European bass.

Lovage
A celery-like vegetable.