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Culinary terms in English for reading recipes

English-Russian culinary dictionary to help hostesses who want to cook according to recipes of English-language websites and books.

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Lifehacker decided not to dwell on the translation of conventional ingredients, such as vegetables and fruits. In the article - only those terms that will help to accurately follow the recipe and prepare a tasty dish.

The cooking process

To understand how to handle a particular product, you need to know the appropriate verbs.

to addadd
to bakebake bake
to beatwhip
to boilboil
to cutslice
to chopshred
to cookCook
to coolto cool
to diceto cut in cubes
to freezefreeze
to fryfry in a pan
to grategrate
to greasegrease
to meltmelt
to mincechop up in a meat grinder
to mixto mix
to peelpeel
to pourpour
to seasonspice up (season to taste - add spices to taste)
to serveto file
to siftsift
to simmercook over low heat
to slicecut into slices
to sprinklesprinkle
to steamsteam
to stewto put out
to stirstir
to washwash

Measures of weight and volume

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Some English measures are different from our usual. Therefore, for convenience, their approximate values ​​in grams or milliliters are given in parentheses. So you just can not go wrong with the proportions.

a bunch ofbundle
a cup ofcup (≈ 240 ml)
a dash ofdroplet; on the tip of a knife
a drop ofdrop
a glass ofglass (≈ 200 ml)
a handful ofa handful of
a hunk ofa piece
a knob ofa piece
a mugful offull cup
ozounce (≈ 28 g)
a rasherthin slice
a pinch ofpinch
a pound of / lbpound (≈ 454 g)
a splash ofdrop
a sprigbranch (green)
a tablespoontablespoon
a teaspoontea spoon

Design a few before any measure of weight translates as "several." For example, if you meet the phrase a few pinches of saltso you need to take a few dash of salt.


Selection of the correct dishes and tools is the key to the perfect dish.

a baking sheetbaking sheet, baking dish
a baking traybaking tray
a bowla bowl
clingfilmfood film
a colandercolander
a cooling rackcooling grid
a cutting boardcutting board
a food processorfood processor
a frying panpan
a gratergrater
greaseproof paperbaking parchment paper
a ladleladle, big spoon
a lidcap
an ovenoven
a pastry brushbaking brush
a pestle and mortarmortar and pestle
a pie dishdeep pan, baking pan
a potpan
a rolling pinrolling pin
a saucepansauté pan
a spatulapaddle
a tinmetal baking dish
a whiskwhisk


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Seasoning should be given special attention, because they can give the dish an extraordinary taste and aroma. Therefore, it is very important not to make a mistake with the choice.

bay leavesbay leaves
ground pepperpepper
icing sugarpowdered sugar
sea ​​saltsea ​​salt

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