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French culinary terminology for dicing vegetables

The French language has many specific words for cooking. What is the term used for food which is diced into tiny pieces?
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Dicing roasted pumpkin instead of puréeing it?

I have a memory of reading somewhere (but I can’t seem to find the source) that when making a pumpkin pie from fresh pumpkin, you could beneficially dice the pumpkin after roasting it instead of ...
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Transfer vegetables objects from cutting board to pan

I have one of those thick & heavy bamboo cutting boards that I just got. Until now, I've been using a simple plastic cutting board that doesn't weigh much. After dicing vegetables, I would ...
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Horizontal cuts when dicing an onion

Should you make horizontal cuts (parallel to the board) through the halves of an onion before dicing?
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Without knife skills, how can I quickly and accurately dice vegetables?

As an occasional cook, I know the value of correctly diced vegetables when the recipe calls for it. But I don't have the knife skills to work through a soup's worth of vegetables in under an hour. In ...
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