Enoki mushroom - A member of
the mushroom family. Looks like cooked spaghetti topped with tiny
Espagnole - A
basic brown sauce made from a
brown stock to which a brown roux
, a mirepoix and
tomato purée are added.
Faggot - A ball of coarsley minced
liver and pork mixed with herbs, onion and breadcrumbs usually wrapped
in crepine. Typically
served in a thickened gravy with onions and mushy peas! There are many
regional variations on the recipe, especialyy in the U.K. see Recipe.
Farce - The
french term for stuffing/forcemeat.
Fillet - To cut meat away from the bone.
see also Filleting
Fécule - Fine potato flour.
- is an aromatic
Mediterranean plant whose seed is used in the west mainly as part of
curry powder and which is traditionally used in Africa to fatten women.
To pour brandy or liqueur over food, warm and ignite.
Fold - To combine
a light mixture with a heavier one without stirring or beating, but
gently lifting from underneath with a rubber spatula or metal spoon
by using an over-and-over motion.
Fool - A dessert made of fruit
purée which is sieved, sweetened and chilled, shortly before
serving double its volume of whipped cream is folded into it.
Forcemeat - more commonly called
stuffing. A mixture of raw or cooked ingredients, chopped or minced
or ground, used to stuff eggs, fish, poultry, game, meat vegetables
or pasta. The three main types of forcemeat are those made with meat,
game or poultry, those made with fish, those made with vegetables.
Frangipane - a pastry cream or
sponge like filling made with ground almonds or macaroons. Used in Bakewell
and other tarts.
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