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(G) Definitions

Gambero, Italian for Crab.

Garnelen, German for Shrimp, Prawns.

Gimlet, An alcoholic drink made with gin and Rose's Lime Juice.

Glace de viande, A meat glaze. Boil down a meat stock until it is reduced to a syrup. Used to add flavor to sauces and soups.

Gohan, Japanese for Rice.

Gougere, A French savory made with cream puff paste, gruyere cheese and baked like little cream puffs.

Gourmet, A connoisseur of food and wine.

Grillade, French for Grilled Meat.

Gurke, German for Cucumber.

Gyro, A Greek-American sandwich made with rotisserie-roasted lamb that is sliced and served on pita bread.

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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.