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Faggots This is a savoury mix of pigs liver, pork, onions, breadcrumbs and herbs it is then covered with a skin and baked slowly in a tin.

Fan-assisted oven An oven where air is circulated around the interior of the oven. Often they are referred to as convection ovens. In general, these ovens cook food just as well at lower temperatures compared to conventional ovens. Click here for our full article on how to cook with fan-assisted ovens.

Fennel An aromatic plant generally used in fish sauces, blanched and chopped.  There are several species of this plant which is found in India and is cultivated for its sweet warm and aromatic flavour.

Fenugreek The ground seeds of this plant form one of the ingredients in curry powder.

Fish Sauce A fermentation of small, whole fish. It's quite salty, so a little goes a long way. An essential ingredient in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. Now available in most supermarkets.

Flavouring Seasoning.  Usually consists of spices, herbs and essences which is used in cookery to improve the taste of flavour to food to make it more palatable.

Flour Flour consists of crushed grain reduced to powder. Click here for our in-depth article on flour

Fondue This is a mix of melted cheese, originally made in Switzerland.

Frangipane
Frangipane is an almond flavoured paste which is frequently used to flavour or fill tarts. Key ingredients are ground almonds, sugar, egg, butter and cognac. One famous recipe using frangipane is Galette des Rois.

Fritter This word means anything dipped in batter, crumbed or egged and fried.

 

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