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Questions about naming and translation of culinary terms and phrases.
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a class of liquids which includes beer, wine, liquor and spirits, and is used as a flavor enhancer in cooking. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, …
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Questions about cooking by submerging food in hot oil or fat.
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Questions about storing food both before and after they have been processed or cooked.
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Questions covering wine for both cooking and drinking, including selecting appropriate wines
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a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces l…
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Questions about the identification and evaluation of specific ingredients.
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Questions regarding facts about macro-nutrients within foods. Do not use for "what is healthy" or similar questions, which are off-topic.
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Questions regarding baking and working with wild yeasts and starters (also known as levains or chefs).
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Questions about the use of salt, spices and other flavorings to create the desired flavor in the final dish. This tag is not intended to include questions about the care of cookware. For cookware ques…
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Topics around cooking without animal flesh or byproducts.
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Mexico - such as tamales, tacos or flan. Questions about ingredients common to Mexican-style cooking, but …
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Japan - such as sushi, sashimi or mochi. Questions about common Japanese ingredients, but which aren't abo…
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made of fat, flour and a thin liquid. It is typically light and flaky with a tender inside.
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Questions about preparing and cooking noodles, a strip, ring, or tube of pasta or a similar dough, typically made with egg and usually eaten with a sauce or in a soup.
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Questions about the chemical composition or properties of ingredients and dishes.
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Seafood questions ask about cooking or culinary treatment of fish and shellfish, or other foods harvested from lakes, rivers, and oceans.