Paella, A Spanish dish that
consists of rice, saffron, chicken, seafood and chorizo.
Pain, French for Bread.
Pegao, In Puerto Rico it
means the browned crust on the bottom of a cooked rice
Pera, Italian for Pear.
Petite Syrah, A red wine
grape grown in California that produces wines similar in
aroma and taste to French Cotes du Rhones.
Pfifferling, German for
Piselli, Italian for Peas.
Poki, A Hawaiian dish made
with seaweed, sweet onions, scallions and raw fish.
Pud, A Russian weight of
measure equal to 36.11 pounds.
Puerros, Spanish for Leeks.
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.