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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(D) Definitions

Dahchini, Indian for Cinnamon.

Dashi, A Japanese soup stock based on dried bonito and kelp.

Datteri, Italian for Date.

Decouper, French-to cut up, to carve. Diablo, Italian cooking term for for a hot and spicy tomato sauce, deviled. Dice, To cut into small cubes. Dirty rice, A Louisiana Cajun dish or rice cooked with chicken gizzards and livers.

Dragoncello, Italian for Tarragon. Du jour, French for "of the day" as in soup du jour - soup of the day.

Dulce, Spanish for Sweet.

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.