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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.


Weigh:
To measure or determine how heavy an ingredient is by using a scale or balance.
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Whey:
The part of the milk that remains liquid when the rest becomes curds.
Whip:
To beat (usually cream) rapidly to introduce air into the mixture.
Whisk (Equipment):
A hooped metal implement that is used for whisking. They come in various sizes and can be both manual and hand-held electric devices.
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Whisk (Process):
To beat a mixture very hard to add air so that the mixture becomes thick, using a balloon whisk or an electric hand mixer.
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Wok:
Chinese cooking pan, like a frying pan but with a more rounded base, used for stir frying.
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