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Chocolatesource.com – Glossary of Chocolate

 Description: For sure there are more than 5 reasons why to love chocolate, and there are certainly many reasons why to learn more about it. From many of us chocolate is food, it is … well, chocolate!

Chocolatesource.com, created by and for chocolate lovers and focusing on gourmet chocolate, offers a nice glossar with 41 terms from Alkalinisation to Xocoatl.

Also certainly worth a visit is the historical overview of chocolate Chocolatesource.com prepared for us.

Example Term: Xocoatl
Xocoatl is the original name the Aztecs, Toltecs, Mayas and Incas gave to a stimulating drink they brewed from cocoa beans. It was a mixture of cocoa, maize (Indian corn) and water.

Link: Chocolatesource.com Glossary

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 41

Last visited: November 04, 2011

Quote as: Chocolatesource.com Glossary ©20011 Chocolatesource.com, All Rights Reserved [+link]

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SBS Food Glossary

SBS Food Glossary

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 600

Description: A food glossary from down-under! Comprehensive inventory of cooking terms with clear and easy definitions found on SBS. The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is Australia’s multicultural and multilingual public broadcaster.

Example Term:Nokedli Maker (Spatzle Press)
An appliance used in Hungarian cooking to make nokedli (dumplings). Similar in appearance to a grater, a sliding container sits above. Dough is placed in the container and the nokedli maker is suspended over boiling water. The container slides back and forth and the dough is shaved into small pieces. Nokedli is commonly served with gulyas.

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Quote as: SBS Food Glossary © Copyright (2002-2008 SBS)

Godiva Glossary of Chocolate

Description: Learn more about chocolate with this a useful glossary of chocolate terms by Godiva.

On the same page you will also find fascinating chocolate trivia! E.g. “US consumers eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate annually, representing nearly half of the world’s supply!”

Example Term: Ganache
Ganache is a rich chocolate mixture made by combining chopped semisweet chocolate and boiling cream and stirring until smooth. The proportions of chocolate to cream can vary, and the resulting ganache can be used as a cake glaze or beaten until fluffy and used as a filling or as the base for truffles and other chocolate confections.

Link: Glossary of Chocolate and Baking Terminology

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 80

Last visited: November 04, 2011

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Keywords: chocolate glossary, chocolate terminology, chocolate terms, Food glossary, Baking glossary, cooking terminology

Quote as: Glossary of Chocolate and Baking Terminology ©20011 Godiva Chocolatier Inc, All Rights Reserved [+link]

BBC Food Glossary

BBC Food Glossary

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 500

Description: BBC Food’s glossary is “an A to Z guide to cookery terms. Whether it’s herbs and spices, names of dishes or cooking techniques, you’ll find them here, along with suggested recipes and links to more information.”
Very helpful glossary, indeed!

Example Term: Carpaccio

A classic Italian dish, served as a starter, of very thin shavings of raw beef fillet, served cold with olive oil and lemon juice or with a mayonnaise or mustard sauce.

The dish is often topped with capers and sometimes onions. Although true carpaccio is made with beef, ‘carpaccios’ of other thinly sliced raw meats, fish or even fruits are becoming more frequently sighted on restaurant menus.

You can read more about Italian cooking here.

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Quote as: BBC Food Glossary © BBC, 2009

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