Terms

Culinary Definitions, and Food Dictionaries

Adj. Culinary– of or relating to or used in cooking.

Here you will find helpful culinary terms, descriptions, and definitions. Learn about different varieties of food, videos on culinary demonstrations, and more.

We will always be updating so come back often.

Food Dictionary/Culinary Terms

Cooks Thesaurus

Cooking Dictionary

Gourmet Terms

Click here to open a pdf file on French English Food Glossary by Patricia Wells 

Chocolate and Baking Terms

Indian Food Glossary With English Version

Indian Food Terminology

The calculators allow you to convert between Weight, Volume, and Temperature Conversions. Culinary Conversion Calculators

 

Learn about different varieties and Index’s of foods

Different Apple Varieties

Spice Mixture Index

Spice Mixes

Mushroom Varieties and Handling

Crab Varieties

Edible Flowers

About Truffles PDF by Fabio Mencarelli

 

New Hottest Chili Pepper

The Naga Viper chilli packs an astonishing 1,359,000 on the Scoville scale, which measures heat by the presence of the chemical compound capsaicin.

Read more about this pepper

 

Additional Information

Food Color Additives

Nutrition Labeling Facts

Knife Skills Video

 

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