A strawberry plant living and growing only one year.
Protect your cells from an unstable form of oxygen called free radical. Common antioxidants are beta carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E.
A yellow-orange fruit harvested from small trees. The fruit resembles a smaller version of a peach. It can be eaten whole with the pit removed, processed into juice or preserves. Apricots can be preserved through drying.(Definition by OurKitchen)
Brandy with the color and taste of the stone fruit used to flavor it.
Commercial product used to leaven baked goods. It consists of three ingredients: baking soda, the source of the carbon dioxide gas that causes the dough or batter to rise; an acid, such as cream of tartar, calcium acid phosphate, or sodium aluminum sulphate, which, when the powder is combined with a liquid, causes the baking soda to release its gas; and a starch such as cornstarch (cornflour) or flour, to prevent the powder from absorbing moisture. (Definition by Cooking.com)
Also known as bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate, supplies the carbon dioxide gas that leavens batters and doughs. It is often used when acidic ingredients such as buttermilk, yogurt, or citrus juices are present. (Definition by Cooking.com)
An electric device used to liquefy food for soups, drinks, purées and sauces. Also known as a liquidiser.
Dry-to-sweet spirit distilled from various fruits, specifically dry grape brandy, the finest of which is Cognac, from the French region of the same name.
Granulated sugar that is combined with molasses in varying quantities to yield golden, light, or dark brown sugar, with crystals varying from coarse to finely granulated. Store sugar indefinitely in an airtight container.
Dessert made with a crust that is filled with a mixture of cream cheese, sugar, and other flavorings into a custard-like filling. It can be topped with a variety of ingredients such as fruit or chocolate.
Small or miniature drops of chocolate. Several kinds are available-milk, white, semisweet, and bittersweet chocolate. Store chocolate well wrapped in a cool, dry place for up to 4 months. (Definition by Cooking.com)
Short mixed drink made of two or more ingredients.
Fine-textured chocolate powder that is available sweetened and unsweetened. Dutch-process cocoa, an unsweetened type, is specially treated to make a dark-colored, mellow-flavored product. (Definition by Cooking.com)
Cream cheese is a smooth, white, mild-tasting cheese made from cream and milk. Purchase in bulk at good-quality delicatessens for a cheese with a better taste and a creamier texture. Refrigerate and use within a week.
Small berry, much like a small grape, that is related to the green gooseberry. Currant berries grow in cool regions with enough rain,growing on vines as black, red, and white currant. The black currants are the most tart and very delicate. The red and white currant berries are most often used for desserts, summer salads and soups or eaten fresh.
Cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice.
A strawberry plant that bears fruit twice a season: first in spring and then again later in fall.
Another name for cottage cheese, pot cheese or clabber cheese. These are soft cheeses made of pasteurized milk and kept at temperatures between 70 and 100 degrees until the milk is clabbered and separates into curds and whey.
Folate (Folic acid)
A water soluble B Vitamin. It plays an important role in DNA and RNA synthesis, production of red blood cells, wound healing, building muscles, maintenance of the nervous system and for every function that requires cell division.
Mexican liquor distilled from the fermented juices obtained from the hearts of blue agave plants grown in the Tequila Region. The liquor gets its name from the town of Tequila located in the state of Jalisco where production started more than 200 years ago. (Definition by Itequila.org)
A type of curacao liqueur
Also called Vanilla extract. Vanilla is derived from aromatic pods of a variety of orchid. The extract, or essence, is made by dissolving the essential oil of the vanilla bean in an alcohol base.
A water soluble vitamin that performs a wide variety of functions in your body and is essential in human nutrition. The recommended daily allowance of vitamin C is 60mg, which is determined by the FDA.
The word "Virgin" in connection with any cocktail or drink means non-alcoholic. I.e. a Virgin Daiquiri is a Daiquiri cocktail without alcohol. Instead soda or other ingredients are used.
Also known as heavy cream, has a milk fat content of between 36 to 40 percent. When whipped, it will double in volume.
Milk fermented by bacterial cultures that impart a mildly acidic flavor and custardlike texture. So-called plain yogurt refers to the unflavored product. Plain and flavored yogurts are available made from whole, low-fat, or nonfat milk.
Egg yolk is the inner portion of the egg and is a good source of protein, iron, vitamins A and D. Egg yolks are also high in cholesterol (about 213 milligrams per egg).(Definition by cooking.com)
Also called peel. The coloured part on the skin of a citrus fruit. The zest contains highly-flavoured, aromatic oils which can be used to flavor almost any dish.