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A glossary of common French cooking terms used within this website.


To cook something in a container placed in water in a pan in the oven.

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capillaire, or maidenhair fern, is an ingredient used to flavor syrups for cocktails.

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clarified syrup

clarified syrup – clear simple syrup.

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crème fraîche

A heavy cream that has a slightly sour taste.

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