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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(X) Definitions

Xérès, French for Sherry Wine.

Xerophyte, A plant adapted for growth with limited water.

Xia, Chinese for Shrimp.

Xiami huanggua, Chinese for cucumber in shrimp sauce.

Xiang Cài, Chinese for Coriander

Xiaren, Chinese spring rolls with shrimp and leeks.

Xiè, Chinese for Crab.

Xiezhe, Chinese for cucumbers in crab sauce.

XL, Abbreviation for extra-large, such as extra-large eggs.

Xoconostle, Mexican for Prickly Pear.

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.