Kate's Cuisine

Jun 21 2009

Cooking Glossary: E

Egg Wash – A mixture of egg and milk that is beaten and used to glaze breads and pastries.

Emulsify – To mix fats with vinegar or citric acid so that it becomes a smooth and stable mixture that won’t separate.

Essence or Extract – Often found from almonds, vanilla, and coffee, these extracts are pulled from the food and make a liquid so that it can be used to season foods. There are natural and synthetic extracts and essences.

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