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Glossary

This page contains a glossary of words and phrases which you may find on this website, along with their explanations.


Ladle:
A type of large serving spoon used to scoop up and soup, stews or other liquids. A ladle has a long handle terminating in a deep bowl. The bowl is sometimes oriented at an angle to the handle to make it eaier to transfer the liquid from the main serving pot to the bowl. Ladles are usually made of stainless steel and come in a variety of sizes, to suit different uses.
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Lard:
The fat of pork rendered and sold in solid form.
Lemon squeezer:
A small kitchen utensil designed to extract juice from lemons or other citrus fruits. It is designed to separate and crush the pulp of the fruit in a way that is easy to operate. Lemon squeezers can be made from any solid, acid-resistant material, such as plastic, glass, metal or ceramic.
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Line (a cake tin):
Putting greaseproof paper, or similar, around the inside of a tin before adding the uncooked mixture, so that when baked, the cake does not stick and can be removed from the tin more easily.
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Loaf tin:
An oblong metal tin, usually non-stick, made for baking bread.
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Lukewarm:
A lower temperature (around 38C) than simmering or boiling.

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