Different ways to cook food English basics lesson
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This lesson you will learn the vocabulary for 13 of the more common ways to cook food and the vocabulary for equipment used to cook food. The last part of the lesson gives a brief description of each cooking method.
|To bake||To cook in an oven without any extra fat.|
To cook, especially meat, in an oven or over a fire.
|To boil||To cook food in boiling water that is 100° C|
|To fry||To cook food in hot oil, or fat|
|To steam||To cook food by heating it in the steam made from boiling water|
|To simmer||To cook something slowly in hot liquid kept at or just below the boiling point. (85° C / 95° C)|
|To poach||To cook an item by submerging it in a liquid that is just barely simmering. (75° C / 85° C)|
|To Flambé||To cook with alcohol which is added to a hot pan to create flames for a short time.|
|To toast||To cook or brown food, like. bread or cheese by exposing it to a grill or fire|
|To stir fry||To fry very quickly over high heat; "stir-fry the vegetables in a wok".|
|To BBQ||To cook food over charcoals on a grill|
|To stew||To cook meat and vegetables slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan|
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