We currently have 14 entries that begin with this letter.
A la mode [Food]
Refers to ice cream on top of pie.
Acetic Acid [Food]
A natural organic acid which is also known as vinegar.
A mixture of honey and vinegar that produces a sweet / sour syrup. Although it is rarely used today, in the past it was used to preserve fruits.
To give a dish or liquid a slightly acidic, tart or piquant taste by adding some lemon juice, vinegar, or unripened fruit juice. Also, one can acidulate fresh cream by adding lemon juice to get sour cream.
Acidulated Water [Food]
Water to which a mild acid, usually lemon juice or vinegar, has been added to prevent sliced fruits (especially apples and pears) and peeled or cut up vegetables (i.e. artichokes and salsify) from turning dark during preparation. To make acidulate water, squeeze half of a lemon into a medium bowl of water.
An extract of seaweed (also know as Bengal isinglass and Japanese or Ceylon moss) from the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It comes in either small transparent strips or powdered form. The Japanese use it in soups. However, its most common use is in commercial food products such as deserts, soups, ice creams, and sauces. Probably, because agar-agar dissolves in water over low heat and upon cooling sets into a jelly.
A Provencal garlic-mayonnaise sauce. In fact, the name is derived from ail (garlic) and oli (oil). It is served with cold fish, eggs, salad, snails, and cold meat.
A single spice whose flavor is reminiscent of a blend of nutmeg, cloves juniper berries, pepper, and cinnamon. It is processed from the fruit of an evergreen tree found in the Western Hemisphere.
Almond Paste [Food]
A mixture of ground almonds, sugar, and glucose.
Prepared with or garnished with almonds.