In the weeds, Restaurant slang for it's too busy and I
can't keep up with the work, I'm behind schedule.
Indian Pudding, A New England dessert made with
cornmeal, milk, eggs and molasses.
Indivia, Italian for Endive.
Infuse, To flavor a liquid with one or more other
flavors by steeping the liquid with the other
ingredients and then straining it. Tea is a perfect
example of infusing a liquid with the flavor of tea
Insalata, Italian for Salad.
Ipoglosso, Italian for Halibut.
Irish Stew, A stew made with lamb, onions, white stock,
parsley and potatoes. The stew is almost white in
Italian Parsley, Another name for flat leaf parsley.
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.