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Egg to cook in simmering liquid . Opaque ropes of egg white, the chalazae hold the yolk in the center of the egg. the part of the inside of an egg that is clear before it is cooked and white after it is cooked. the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken. is an important nutrient for development of the brain. Easy
Food From Around the World Answer the clues to complete the crossword Tea with cake and cream.. England's most famous meal.. Crispy rolls with vegetables and meat inside.. Raw fish and rice.. Seafood and rice from Spain.. Big
Fruit a fruit green with seeds on the inside and brown and hairy on the outside.. an oval shaped fruit.. a fruit that is almost always the finishing touch to ice cream.. a fruit that has the same name as its colour.. a fruit shaped like a circle and has multiply of it in on one pack.. Easy
Baking and Pastry Arts To stir together two or more ingredients until mixed.. To cook in an oven with dry heat. To come to room temperature. To fold, push and turn dough or other mixture to produce a smooth, elastic texture.. To heat sugar until it is melted and brown. Older Children
South American Cuisine Marinated seafood salad. South America has many sweet and hot varieties of these. This type of delicious Brazilian treat was named after a General. Name for the leftover ceviche marinade that is served in a small glass. Delicious caramel sandwich cookies. Hard
Techniques of Food Preparation To rub foods on a grater to make smaller particles . To cut a very thin layer of peel from fruits or vegetables. To soak in an acid-oil mixture . To combine two or more ingredients by beating or stirring . To heat liquid to the simmering point. Easy
Fruit Used for making vinegar, wine and jams. Sour flavour. An aromatic, pear-shaped fruit used in preserves. A sweet and juicy fruit available in many varieties. From a mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit. Easy
Nutritious Snacks hard and crunchy squares . type of nut . green, leafy, and topped with dressing. blended micture of fruits or vegetables. small rectangular nutrition bars (sometimes coated in chocolate) . Easy
Yeast Breads Dough kneaded, proofed, shaped & allowed to rise in a cooler. Protein in flour. Uses yeast mixed with flour first and then warm liquid is added to make the dough. The temperature described that kills yeast. Liquid used to hydrate the yeast. Big
Service Food any item used to serve or eat food . a tip, or extra money, in appreciation for service . a method of serving food in which people help themselves to food set out on a table. a way of serving meals in which food is portioned out on individual plates in the kitchen and brought to the table. a way of serving meals in which food is placed in serving dishes and passed around the table . Big
Foods and Condiments This is used on both hot dogs and hamburgers. This is made from eggs and oil and can be used to make potato or tuna salad. Food many people eat for breakfast. This is made from tomatoes, oil, and garlic and is put on top of pasta. Some people put this on their baked potatoes. Older Children
Pasta wide flat-shaped pasta is arguably one of the oldest types of pasta.. Tortellini is a ring-shaped pasta typically stuffed with meat, cheese or vegetables. . can be baked, tossed in soups or salads, or topped with cream, tomato, cheese or meat sauces.. Cavatelli resembles tiny hot dog buns. These shapes are commonly served with thick, chunky sauces or in pasta salads.. alphabet . Older Children
Food Prep Terms to add, salt pepper,or other substances to food to enhance flavor. to coat an item of food in flour or breadcrumbs before cooking it. to blend two or more ingredients together into a single mixture. to cook food by dry heat, such as an oven. to cook just below the boiling point. Older Children
Cooking Methods moist cooking that takes place in an enclosed environment. the browning of sugars and carbohydrates. for this method you put enough oil in the pan to lightly coat the bottom. smoking, and rotisserie are two forms of this. partially cooking a food . Big
Breads a protein formed when wheat flour is moistened and mixed. an ingredient that produces gases in batter and dough. oven that bakes in a rotary hearth oven. a golden brown, hollow shell with crisp walls. flour liquid mixture. Older Children
Fruit and Vegetable Crossword How many mystery fruits and vegetables can you name from the clues? Looks like a cauliflower but is green. Yellow and sour. A tropical fruit with a spiky skin. Fruit given at half time in sports, a great source of vitamin C. Tropical fruit with a stone. Easy
Fruit the edible, pulpy, smooth-skinned berry or fruit that grows in clusters on vines. the egg-sized edible berry with fuzzy brownish skin and slightly tart green flesh. sour yellow fruit. juicy tropical fruit with spikes on its 'shell'. the fruit of such a tree or shrub. Older Children
Pistachios figure out the crossword below. pistachios are____ in vitamin A and E.. pistachios need how many gallons of water per day?. best grown in what kind of temperatures?. are able to withstand long periods of time without___.. help lower bad what?. Older Children
Candy of the Decades I am a hard candy that can 'bust' your jaw open. What am I?. I am a popular brand of jelly beans sold in wacky flavors. What am I?. I am round like a sphere on a stick. I was brought by Spangler in 1953. What am I?. I am from Massachusetts, some people might say. I'm perfectly 'baked', at least that's what it says in the name. People call me a bean but I'm really a peanut. What am I?. My name rhymes like 'can' and 'fan', and I am made up of fake words that sound like a baby made it up. I was also very popular in the 80s. What am I?. Big
Jalapeno Bagels Other than cream cheese, what Pablo spreads on his bagel,. The language Papa speaks besides English.. Papa's favorite bagel.. Shape the dough is formed in when making bagels.. Braided Jewish bread.. Big
Intermediate Healing Foods Identify the Curing Food Heartburn. Fatigue. Sleepless Nights. Hemorrhoids. Tummy Troubles. Hard
South Asian Spices & Herbs Identify spices and herbs used in South Asian Cuisine amongst the oldest fibre crops in the world. Its fibres are used to make linen. The fibres are taken from the stem of this plant and are two to three times as strong as those of cotton. Source of Omega 3.. It is the world's third-most expensive spice by weight, outstripped in market value only by saffron and vanilla. is often used in traditional Indian sweets and in masala chai (spiced tea). It is even used by confectionery giant Wrigley!. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. It seems to have been cultivated in Greece since at least the second millennium BC. It was brought to the British colonies i. The seeds are rich source of oil and protein. The seed has oil as high as 46-48 percent; whole seed meal has 43.6 percent protein. The earliest reference is from Indian story of Gautama Buddha and Kisa Gotami in the 5th century B.C.. sweet neem leaves. Hard
Breakfast It is full of calcium. Milk, Cheese etc. (dairy products) . It helps make your teeth and bones stronger. People love to have this with eggs and toast. It is a grain. Hard
Greek Cuisine Creamy, crumbly cheese that adds a saltiness to salads and pastries. . Extensively used cooking, particularly to make sauces.. Used to wrap rice, pine nuts and herbs.. Very popular in Greek cooking e.g. peas, chickpeas, lima beans, lentils.. Most common accompaniment to stews and dolmades.. Big
Kitchen Safety Never leave ____ hanging when the stove or oven are on and heated. . _____ Should be in every kitchen or near every klitchen to ensure maximum safety. . Keep a lookout for _____ in the kitchen while cooking.. These objects are just as dangours as sharpened objects. . you should always tie this back when cooking or baking.. Big
Meat and Poultry Terms Bacon, ham, and cold cuts.. Adding acidic compounds like tomato juice, vinegar, lemon juice, etc.. Grinding, pounding, and cutting.. Edible muscles of animals.. Large cuts of beef that is sold to retail stores.. Very Difficult
Spices Of India The fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts mostly used in cooking. A paste or sauce is made from the seeds, used as a condiment. It is called Badian Khatai, Bunga Lawang, Annachi mokku and Anas puvvu. It is seen as a seasoning, and is often paired with salt. Used as spice and as preservative in mummification. Hard
Cooking Terms a very small amount or pinch. To rub against a piece of equipment that shreds into small pieces. Cook by dry heat in an oven. Combine a delicate ingredient in to a solid/thicker mixture. A mixture of fat & flour, used to thicken sauces & gravy. Hard
Coffee Trivia Think you know coffee? Here's your chance to prove it company that set the standard for coffee in the U.S.. An espresso maestro . color unroasted beans are called . coffee term derived from the color of the habit of a Capuchin friar . a spicy black tea drink. Hard
Candy Canes The state where candy canes were first used in the United States. The country where candy canes were first eaten. The color that represents the blood shed by Jesus. The color that sybolizes the purity of Jesus. Who was the candy cane shape was meant to resemble. Older Children
Eggs Foam used in baked desserts.. When liquid accumulates.. Anchor the yolk in the center of an egg.. Commonly known as egg white.. Contains veggies, cheese,and chopped.. Older Children
Brainiac Foods Build strong bones and teeth.. One of the 4 C's. If you wash your hands you are doing this.. A hand-held mixing device used for mixing, beating and whipping food.. Must be used when wiping down surfaces after cooking.. Where stuffed peppers come from.. Big
Sandwiches and Pizza expanded basic sandwich mad with three slices of toased bread and two layers of different fillings. a sandwich with the filling inside heated. an oversized, baked sandwich with a yeast-bread base, usually served open-face with assorted toppings. a very large sandwich made on a loaf of italian or french bread or a large hard roll. has just one slice of bread and a topping. Older Children
Meat This meat comes from deer. This describes the highest and most expensive grade of meat. Meat, poultry and fish are sources of ___ protein. A sauce in which you soak meat before cooking to add flavor. Small white flecks of fat in the meat are called ___. Hard
Stir-fry a large rounded pan used for stir-frying. a nutrient supplied by brown rice. a food often served with stir-fry. a nutrient supplied by vegetables. an ingredient in which stir-fry is cooked. Older Children
Culinary Words what you put cookies in to bake. what you mix your ingredients in. what girl scouts sell. what you use to roll out pizza dough. used in baking also used as fuel for automobiles. Big
Rosemary Guess these words that have something to do with the herb, rosemary! the color of the leaves. another word for smell/aroma. the reason this herb is used to cook with. name of the herb. another use of rosemary. Hard
Common Kitchen Utensils A kitchen appliance used to blend ingredients together. Used to take the skin off a vegetable. A round dish used for mixing food and liquid.. Separates wanted elements from unwanted elements.. Used for transferring large portions of food (like pasta) from one place to another.. Big
Lemons Lemons are commonly used to make this.. A yellow, sour fruit.. Holds the leaves and fruit to the tree.. Allows the tree to reproduce.. Protects the insides of the fruit.. Older Children
French Cuisine A thin, light, delicate pancake.. An expert or judge of a specific thing or field.. Italian sauce.. A domestic bird used as food.. An Italian appetizer consisting of small pieces of grilled or toasted bread.. Older Children
Advanced Soups and Sauces We made this type of roux in the breaded chicken recipe. Consists of diced carrots, onions and celery. Soup base made from bones. This recipe uses a sauce that incorporates egg yolks and melted butter. This herb has a sweet, fresh, floral, woody, and intense flavor compound. Hard
Culinary Used to bake things. Used to mix things together. Powdery sugar. There are many types of me including chocolate chip and snicker-doodle. Small chunks of chocolate . Big
Belgium Chocolate Having a pleasing flavor; savory. surprising greatly. Bland. Resembling milk in color or consistency. having a full pleasant taste or flavour. Big
cookies type of cookie. what cookies are baked on. drink that cookies are dipped in. what you cook cookies in. process to make cookies. Big
Sandwiches Creamy sauce made from egg yolks. Salts side kick. A green leafy vegetable. A type of mustard. A root vegetable. Older Children
Dairy Products A strach-thickened milk product used as a base for other sauces. . Cream soup that contains pieces of seafood, vegetables, poultry, or meat and is made from unthickened milk. . The process by which milk globules are broken into tiny particles and spread throughout milk. . A rich, thickened cream soup. . Cooked paste of fat and flour used as the thickening agent in many sauces and gravies. . Hard
The United Tastes of America Curry can be very hot and .... A sweet drink made from a yellow fruit with water and sugar.. Short for a typical kind of American fast food.. A sweet fruit, from which wine is made.. You usually buy them in a pack and children like to have them with milk for breakfast.. Moderately Challenging
Irish Food -Two Words- Cooked blood, with other meats, in the shape of a sausage.. -Two Words- Bread fried in bacon fat.. -One Word- Raw and mashed potatoes fried on a griddle.. -One Word- Bread with sultanas and raisons.. -One Word- Boiled pigs feet.. Hard
Sweets strawbarrylaces. sweets. lollies. cadbury. creameeggs. Big
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