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Food and Cooking Terminology: British to American


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British vs American Food Terminology

BRITISH AMERICAN
AUBERGINE EGGPLANT
BACON RASHER BACON SLICE
BICARBONATE OF SODA BAKING SODA
BISCUITS CRACKERS/COOKIE
BISCUIT MIXTURE COOKIE DOUGH
BLACK CHERRIES BING CHERRIES
BLACK PUDDING BLOOD SAUSAGE
BOILING CHICKEN STEWING CHICKEN
BROAD BEANS FAVA BEANS
1 CABBAGE/LETTUCE 1 HEAD CABBAGE/LETTUCE
CAKE MIXTURE CAKE BATTER
CAPSICUM RED OR GREEN SWEET PEPPER
CAULIFLOWER SPRIG CAULIFLOWERETS
CELERY STICK CELERY STALK
CHICKEN/BEEF CUBE BOUILLON CUBE
CHICORY BELGIAN ENDIVE
CHILI CHILI PEPPER
COCOA POWDER UNSWEETENED COCOA
COOKING APPLE BAKING APPLE
CORNFLOUR CORNSTARCH
COURGETTES SMALL ZUCCHINI
CRYSTALLISED FRUITS CANDIED FRUITS
CRYSTALLISED GINGER CANDIED GINGER
CURLY ENDIVE CHICORY
DEMERERA SUGAR LIGHT BROWN SUGAR (GRANULATED)
DIGESTIVE BISCUITS GRAHAM CRACKERS
DOUBLE CREAM HEAVY CREAM
DRIED BREAD CRUMBS DRY BREAD CRUMBS
DRIED MILK DRY MILK
DRIPPING DRIPPINGS
ESSENCE EXTRACT
FINE BREAD CRUMBS FINE, DRY BREAD CRUMBS
FRESH BEETROOT RAW BEETS
FRESH VEGETABLES RAW VEGETABLES
GAMMON HAM
GINGERNUTS GINGERSNAPS
GROUND NUT OIL PEANUT OIL
HARD COOKED EGG HARD BOILED EGG
HARICOT BEANS NAVY BEANS
HEAD CELERY BUNCH CELERY
ICING FROSTING
ICING SUGAR POWDERED SUGAR
LEAN BACON CANADIAN BACON
OMELETTE OMELET
PICKLED CUCUMBER DILL PICKLE
PLAIN CHOCOLATE SEMI-SWEET CHOCOLATE
PLAIN FLOUR ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
RAISING AGENT LEAVENING AGENT
ROOT GINGER GINGER ROOT
RUSKS UNSWEETENED ZWIEBACK
SCONES BAKING POWDER BISCUITS
SEMOLINA CREAM OF WHEAT
SHREDDED BEEF SUET CHOPPED BEEF SUET
SINGLE CREAM COFFEE CREAM/HALF and HALF
SOFT BROWN SUGAR LIGHT BROWN SUGAR
SOURED CREAM CULTURED SOUR CREAM
SPRING ONION SCALLION
SULTANAS SEEDLESS WHITE RAISINS
SWEET CANDY
VANILLA POD VANILLA BEAN
MARROW LARGE ZUCCHINI
WATER BISCUITS CRACKERS/MATZOS
WHOLEMEAL WHOLE WHEAT





British vs American Cooking Terminology -- (Top)

BRITISH AMERICAN
BAKED/UNBAKED PASTRY BAKED/UNBAKED PIESHELL
BAKING TIN BAKING PAN
BASE BOTTOM
COCKTAIL STICK TOOTHPICK
DOUGH OR MIXTURE BATTER
FRYING PAN SKILLET
GREASEPROOF PAPER WAX PAPER
GRILL/GRILLED BROIL/BROILED
GUT FISH CLEAN FISH
KITCHEN PAPER PAPER TOWELS
KNOCK BACK DOUGH PUNCH DOWN DOUGH
MIXER/LIQUIDISER MIXER/BLENDER
MUSLIN CHEESECLOTH
PATTY CASES PASTRY SHELLS
PIPE, USING A FLUTED NOZZLE PIPE, USING A FLUTE NOZZLE
PUDDING BASIN OVEN-PROOF BOWL
STONED PITTED
TOP AND TAIL BERRIES CLEAN BERRIES
WHIP/WHISK EGGS AND CREAM BEAT/WHIP

Original Reference (1997) produced by: chuck@leverich.dungeon.com



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