culinary terms quiz

Culinary Terms Quiz

Culinary terms quiz will test your knowledge of culinary skills, french, and kitchen equipment.

Reckon you're able to cook up a storm in the kitchen?
We'll give you five minutes to answer 10 Culinary Terms questions and see if you're Master Chef material.
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1. A colander is...


2. What is the Italian for a SELECTION OF appetizers?


3. Somebody in France wanting their steak "perfectly cooked" (rare to medium rare) will order it...


4. You dry-heat cook something in a very hot pan and little oil to cook and brown the food’s surface. What's this known as?


5. A coulis describes...


6. An amuse-gueule is a/an:


7. Jamie Oliver - the world’s most famous cook hails from...


8. Vinaigrette is used primarily as a...


9. A panade added to e.g. ground meat keeps it moist during cooking. What is it made of...


10. dégraisser describes the process where you...



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2 responses to “Culinary Terms Quiz”

  1. thasveer says:

    its very nice

  2. Sous Chef Joseph says:

    I do love this site for its general knowledge of cooking.

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