Wordzone – September 2014

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Gourmet cooking terms

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Gone are the days when cooking was a chore. The Indian and international cookery shows on TV have paved the way for gourmet cooking, and ingredients that were once considered exotic have now found their way on almost everyone’s plates.

 

 

1. Bisque (bisk)
The restaurant at the beach is popular for its delightful ambience and spicy crab ___.
(a) soup (b) popsicle (c) gravy

2. Dredge (drej)
The head chef instructed her assistant to season the chicken with herbs and then ___ it in flour before frying it.
(a) mince (b) coat (c) release

3. Julienned (dzu-li-en)
The appearance of the main dish was enhanced by the colourful _____ vegetables surrounding it.
(a) mashed in a processor (b) cut into thin strips (c) chopped in big pieces

4. Sautéed (soh-teyd)
The waiter apologized when he served the buttered halibut without the ______vegetables.
(a) deep fried (b) shallow fried (c) stir fried

5. Truss (truhs)
After stuffing the turkey, it is important to ____ it firmly before placing it in the oven.
(a) tie (b) crack (c) dehydrate

Answer:
1. A, 2. B, 3. B, 4. C, 5. A

Word Pyramid
The clues will help you find the answers to complete the word pyramid. Each answer must contain the previous answer. You may arrange the words with a new letter.
Hint: Start from the top

1. Chemical symbol for oxygen
2. Sacred Hindu word symbolising Brahma Vishnu and Shiva
3. Famous cartoon cat-and-mouse team… ___ and Jerry.
4. A large, scholarly book
5. Recently constructed railway system in Mumbai
6. A wise and influential counsellor or teacher
7. A horrifying creature found in fairy tales
8. Spanish hunter’s caps with side flaps
9. Rooms leading to a larger room
10. A connoisseur of good food

Answer:
ER, OM, TOM, TOME, METRO, MENTOR, MONSTER, MONTEROS, ANTEROOMS, GASTRONOME

 

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