Food Words

from BostonChefs.com

Browse by letter

Quenelle
A small, delicate, poached dumpling of meat, fish or vegetables.

Quenelle
A dumpling made from fish or meat forcemeat then poached.

Quesadilla
A flour tortilla filled, folded and then either toasted or fried. The filling usually consists of cheese, salsa, meat and refried beans.

Queso
Spanish for cheese.

Quiche
A savory, open-faced pie made from cheese and eggs.

Quinoa
These small, round, pale-brown grains look similar to millet and have a mild taste and a firm texture. Quinoa is considered a complete protein because it contains all eight essential amino acids.