Common Cooking Terms
Do you get confused by the cooking terms and cooking techniques used in recipes?
This list of basic cooking words and methods will help you decipher any ingredient, terminology, cooking utensils or cooking techniques that may appear in our recipes.
Cooking Terms Explained
Common culinary terms range from ways to prepare food and sauces to kitchen items to cooking methods themselves.
These cooking definitions often come from other languages like French and Italian and can be challenging to understand.
Learning the basics of cooking vocabulary will help you to interpret recipes, better understand the food you serve, and help customers with questions they have about unfamiliar terms.
Our dictionary of cooking words and cooking tips is provided to help you with those culinary related terms you may not be familiar with.
For newer cooks, this food dictionary is the perfect place to begin to understand those strange cooking terms and methods used in recipes.
More experienced cooks will find it valuable as well, when you come across a term or method and you’re not quite sure it means what you think it means.
This glossary of must know common cooking terms and lingo will ensure you are able to follow the most complicated recipes with ease.