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Glossary…Italian cooking terms


Ingredients and cooking terms referred to in my recipes:   Acini di Pepe: tiny dot shape pasta (also referred to as pastina) Affogato: dessert drink consisting of hot brewed espresso and ice cream Aglio: garlic Aglio e Olio: garlic and oil Al dente: pasta cooked tender on the outside, and firm on the inside (tender but firm to the bite). Al forno: baked Antipasti: starters (appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, munchies) Basilica: basil Biscotti: cookie/biscuit Bocc...

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