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|This is a paste which is prepared from flour and
made into tubes. It is an Italian invention.
|This is a sweet biscuit made of almond,
sugar and the white of an an egg.
|Mace is the fibrous skin that covers nutmeg. The
taste is similar to nutmeg, but more delicate. Blades of mace are
used for soups and sauces, and are often found in wine mulling
mixtures. Powdered mace is a good addition in very small quantities
to sweet and savoury dishes. Surprisingly many American hot-dogs
contain ground mace.
Store Ground or Blade mace in an air tight container as it quickly
loses its flavour. If using blade mace crush between your fingers
and sprinkle it in.
|This is a particular kind of small cake which is
well known throughout France.
|This word is generally applied to a dish which is
flavoured with curry or chutney.
|This is a complete food which contains a large
proportion of fat in addition to mineral elements which contain
|This is the name of a variety of pea which is sweet,
and where the pod is also eaten.
|This is a fruit which is about the size of a large
pear. It is eaten just as they are gathered from the tree,
they can be boiled or used as a sweet salad. It is also made
|This is the brine in which fish or meat is soaked in
|This is the large hollow bones of animals, which
contains a fatty substance called marrow.
|This is a wine in some respects resembles sherry and
Madeira, so named after Marsala in the Island of Sicily near to
which the grapes are grown.
|A cold uncooked sauce often used on salads. The
sauce is made by mixing oil and egg yolk. Flavourings of lemon,
mustard and seasoning are then added. It is often the base to other
|This is Greek dish which is eaten in small portions as an accompaniment
to a drink, often wine. Frequently in Greece, mezethes (the plural of meze) appear in
their own section of the menu. The nearest equivalent might be a Spanish tapa,
although tapas are frequently more substantial.
Roasted peppers, olives, cheese savouries, sausages and lots of fish form the basis for
many mezethes. Generally they are salty and savoury.
Mushroom - Closed Cup
|Closed cup mushrooms are the most popular mushroom
in the UK. Mushrooms grow into four stages. The first is the button
mushroom which expands into the closed cup mushroom. If left to grow
the closed cup mushroom will develop into the open cup and finally
the large flat mushroom. Closed cup mushrooms can be eaten raw or
cooked, often sauteed. Wash and pat dry mushrooms before cooking.
|Mustard is a spice with a sharp taste used to
flavour many foods. It is made from mustard seed ( a member of the
cabbage family) and comes in many varieties. The varieties sold in
America and France (Dijon mustard) and mild and sometimes almost
sweet. Those varieties available in India and the UK tend have a
much sharper taste.