Good Cooking's Food and Cooking
Fat back, Fresh pork fat.
Fatto, en Casa
Fenouil, French for fennel.
Fico, Italian for fig.
Fire, Restaurant slang for
"begin cooking the dish".
Fleisch, German for meat.
Fleuron, Puff pastry baked in a
crescent or other shapes and used as a garnish.
Fourchette, French for fork.
Fragole, Italian for strawberries.
Fumet, A rich stock that cooks for a
short period of time and with a higher concentration of
meats, vegetables, wine and seasonings.
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.