June 15th, 2010
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eau de vie
oh day VEE
Category: Dish, ingredient
Origin: French
Definition: A double-distilled colorless fruit brandy

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June 15th, 2010
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kaffir lime
KA-fer, KAH-fer
Category: Ingredient
Definition: A small, bumpy lime used in Southeast Asian cooking.  Its distinctive double leaves are also often used in cooking

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June 15th, 2010
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egg wash
Category: Ingredient
Definition: A mixture of beaten egg and water brushed over a pastry to achieve a golden-brown glaze during baking

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June 15th, 2010
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garnish
Category: Ingredient
Definition: Something used to decorate or add optional flavor to a dish

 

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