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Food Large yellow citrus fruit. Amount of food, that is served to a person at one time. Small amount of food eaten between meals. Yellow citrus fruit, that has a sour taste. Make bread or cake in oven. Older Children
Tea Time yummy with tea. type of tea cultivated in China. tea known as Jade Dew. national beverage of Great Britain. the first people to import tea to Europe. Big
Kitchen Safety Causes food poisoning. Lift a pan lid ____________ from your body.. Always cut on a ______________________(2 words). _________ your hands before working in the kitchen.. Wash hands after using the _______________.. Hard
Vegetables Tomato __________ : prepared tomatoes, made by blanching, peeling, seeding, and dicing raw tomatoes.. There are two basic types of this family of vegetables: sweet and chile.. __________ and Seeds vegetables include peas, beans, bean sprouts, corn and okra.. This family includes garlic, shallots, green onions, and dry (or cured) onions.. _________ onions include leeks, scallions, and chives.. Hard
Storage Of Food Use each clue to find the correct word butter, margarine and shortening should be kept in the_____________. fish and meat. on a wire rack or basket in a well ventilated place. air tight containers. used for non perishable foods. Big
Appetizers Complete the puzzle based on the lesson raw vegetables and pickled items. finger foods served at receptions and with cocktails. type of hors d’oeuvre that is popular in Spain . the salted roe, or eggs, of the sturgeon. small portions of hot food served with a dipping sauce with pre-dinner drinks . Big
Cooking and Food Terms Common terms used in cooking To boil until partially cooked; to blanch. Usually final cooking in a seasoned sauce. To coat lightly with flour, cornmeal, etc.. To moisten foods during cooking with pan drippings or special sauce in order to add flavor and prevent drying. To cook gently in hot liquid kept just below the boiling point. A thick cream sauce. Big
Junk Food All the words will be used in this puzzle. One word has been placed to get started. Animal shaped, chewy candy. Air like candy on a stick. red or black long candy. Fried and round with a hole in middle. Orange color, shaped like a triangle and crunchy. Older Children
Culinary the culinary chef located just below the executive or head chef in a kitchen's chain of command; therefore, a sous chef has a vital role in any commercial kitchen.. the monetary surplus left to a producer or employer after deducting wages, rent, cost of raw materials, etc.. a cook who specializes in the preparation of cold foods (as meats, fish, and salads). the lowest level in an employment hierarchy.. the general course or prevailing tendency; drift. Hard
Fruits can also be bitter. i hang around in a bunch. im named after a bird. these can be used for butter. these are red, green and pink. Hard
Ethnic Cuisine Soft flatbread often used in Mediterranean cuisine. Cajun Soup. French fries, cheese curd and gravy. Battered cod and french fries. Irish potato pancake. Big
Chinese Cuisine Popular dish made with noodles, meat, onions, and celery. Word for a pot of boiling water filled with herbs and spices.. Term used for Peruvian-Chinese fused cuisine. These stuffed Chinese items can be boiled, fried, or steamed. Utensils Chinese people use to eat their food. Hard
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
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