Posted by: episystechpubs | March 16, 2017

Editor’s Corner: Words Added to Merriam-Webster, Part 3

This email is sent on behalf of Jackie Solano.

Today I’ll share some of the food-related terms recently added to Merriam-Webster.

arancini: rounded balls of cooked rice with savory fillings (such as mozzarella cheese) that are coated with bread crumbs and deep-fried

EVOO (abbreviation): extra-virgin olive oil

macaron: a light, often bright colored sandwich cookie consisting of two rounded disks made from a batter of egg whites, sugar, and almond flour surrounding a sweet filling (as of ganache, buttercream, or jam)

santoku: a medium-sized, multipurpose kitchen knife of Japanese origin that has a lightweight blade with a straight or slightly curved cutting edge and a spine that curves downward to the tip

chef’s knife: a large, general-purpose kitchen knife usually 8 to 10 inches long that has a blade curving upward along its length and ending in a narrow point

elderflower: the flower of an elderberry (such as Sambucus nigra) used especially in making wines, liqueurs, and teas

The words artisanal and ginger now include these definitions:

artisanal: creating a product in limited quantities by traditional methods

· an artisanal winery

· an artisanal cheese maker

ginger: a person with red hair (chiefly British)

Jackie Solano | Technical Editor | Symitar®

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