Offal, Variety meats such as
liver, sweetbreads, tripe, etc.
Oie, French for Goose.
Oignon, French for onion.
Oliven, German for Olives.
Oregano brujo, Puerto Rican
oregano that grows wild on the island.
Orly (a la), A French
cooking term applied to fish that is battered, deep
fried and served with tomato sauce on the side.
Oyster plant, Another name
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.