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Good Cooking's Food and Cooking Dictionary

(F) Definitions

Fat back, Fresh pork fat.

Fatto, en Casa

Fenouil, French for fennel.

Fico, Italian for fig.

Fire, Restaurant slang for "begin cooking the dish".

Fleisch, German for meat.

Fleuron, Puff pastry baked in a crescent or other shapes and used as a garnish.

Fourchette, French for fork.

Fragole, Italian for strawberries.

Fumet, A rich stock that cooks for a short period of time and with a higher concentration of meats, vegetables, wine and seasonings.

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.