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(P) Definitions

Paella, A Spanish dish that consists of rice, saffron, chicken, seafood and chorizo.

Pain, French for Bread.

Pegao, In Puerto Rico it means the browned crust on the bottom of a cooked rice pot.

Pera, Italian for Pear.

Petite Syrah, A red wine grape grown in California that produces wines similar in aroma and taste to French Cotes du Rhones.

Pfifferling, German for chanterelle mushrooms.

Piselli, Italian for Peas.

Poki, A Hawaiian dish made with seaweed, sweet onions, scallions and raw fish.

Pud, A Russian weight of measure equal to 36.11 pounds.

Puerros, Spanish for Leeks.

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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.