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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(G) Definitions

Gambero, Italian for Crab.

Garnelen, German for Shrimp, Prawns.

Gimlet, An alcoholic drink made with gin and Rose's Lime Juice.

Glace de viande, A meat glaze. Boil down a meat stock until it is reduced to a syrup. Used to add flavor to sauces and soups.

Gohan, Japanese for Rice.

Gougere, A French savory made with cream puff paste, gruyere cheese and baked like little cream puffs.

Gourmet, A connoisseur of food and wine.

Grillade, French for Grilled Meat.

Gurke, German for Cucumber.

Gyro, A Greek-American sandwich made with rotisserie-roasted lamb that is sliced and served on pita bread.

Special thanks to my late mother Julia Rauscher Vyhnanek for her food knowledge which  was the source for many of the definitions.  She was a retired school teacher who was a real "Foodie"!  If it were not for her, I many not have become a Chef.

rev. 10/16

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