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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(H) Definitions

Haldi, Indian for Turmeric.

Halvah, A Middle-Eastern confection of mashed sesame seeds and honey.

Haupia, A Hawaiian coconut custard dessert.

Heady, A wine term to describe the  high alcohol content in a wine.

Hervir, Spanish to Boil.

Hibachi, A small Japanese open fire grill that uses charcoal.

Huevos rancheros, A Mexican dish of fried eggs on tortillas with a spicy tomato-chile sauce and Monterey Jack cheese.

Huevos,  Spanish for Eggs.

Huile, French for Oil.

Hummer, German for Lobster.

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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