Culinary Dictionary: Letter R
Come spend this and every Thursday with me to savor learning/reviewing mouth-watering words. As you’re reading letter R, pause to imagine the smell, color and flavor of a ragoût or riz à l’impératrice. I don’t know about you, but I salivate just by reading about food. Have a delicious read!
Raclette: A type of cheese from Switzerland and a dish consisting of melted raclette cheese.
Ragoût: A hearty stew of usually beef or chicken and vegetables.
Raita: Indian yogurt sauce usually served with spicy food to cool the mouth.
Reamer: Citrus juicer.
Ras el Hanout: Moroccan spice blend consisting of about a dozen spices including cumin, cardamom and coriander.
Rémoulade: French condiment consisting of mayonnaise, chopped pickles and capers, and herbs.
Rumaki: Water chestnuts usually filled with poultry liver, wrapped in bacon and deep-fried or baked until crispy
Riz à l’Impératrice: Rice pudding made with vanilla custard, cream and fruits confits macerated in kirsch.