The second article of the series «Food» is dedicated to the dishes in English, and their preparation. This section is not too small, so we will focus on the key points. Let’s talk about cooking methods (ways of cooking), utensils, learn how to express their opinion about eaten because the food is so different, as far as taste preferences of people in many guises. As they say, tastes differ (no accounting for tastes)! Imagine that we are in the kitchen (kitchen). To begin the preparation of a particular dish, we need kitchen utensils (cooking outfit). Open one of the lockers: it is conveniently placed ordinary pan (saucepan) and heat-resistant (casserole), frying (frying pan). On a nearby shelf is a baking (pancake pan) and the appliance (double boiler). To start put the kettle (kettle) on the stove (cook), let boil (boil). In addition, the kitchen may be a microwave (microwave oven) and the oven (oven). In the refrigerator (fridge), you can find any products. Well, we start?
As we prepare the dishes in English?
To tell about the way of cooking in the English language, you must understand the verbs that characterize this process. We chop (cut) and milled products in different ways: clean or remove the rind (peel), crumble (chop), cut into cubes (dice), thin skibkami (slice), cut (carve) into pieces (shred), three on a grater (grate), separate the meat from the bones (fillet), passes it through a meat grinder (mince), farshiruem anything (stuff). Themes «dishes in English,» is rich in idioms. As an example, take the phrase not to mince the words, which means «to speak directly and openly.» We mix the ingredients (mix), add seasonings (season) and send to the plate.
Such dishes in English, like soups and borscht is necessary to cook (boil), vegetables and meat to fry (fry) and stew (stew), and maybe steamed (steam). In English, there are a number of words denoting such action as «fry». They differ in the method of frying, cooking time, the presence or absence of other ingredients and final product. Out of all we remember these words: roast on the grill (grill), smoke (smoke), fry until crisp (roast). Before you add the seasoning, we may have to grind them (crush) or crush in a mortar (grind). After preparing the pasta, we wash them (rinse), and in case of need to stretch your mashed potatoes (mash). If we planned to bake a cake (bake), let’s divide the eggs (beat) and vzobem them (whisk / whip), proseem flour (sift / sieve), knead the dough (knead) and roll it (roll out), and will not forget sprinkle (sprinkle) vanilla sugar before being sent to the oven. And finally, is to know how the words will sound spread (spread), dip (dip), strain (drain / strain) and squeeze (squeeze).
What is your opinion about the dishes in English?
What would have happened dishes on taste, we should be able to express their opinion, even if it is not always good. Dish in English might look appetizing (appetizing) and be tasty (delicious / savoury / tasty), it may not be quite ready, such as undercooked (underdone) or overcooked (overdone / overcooked). Lovers of healthy food (healthy food) do not eat too much fat (creamy / fattening), bitter (bitter), spicy (spicy / hot), salted (pickled / salted). They prefer meatless meals (lean), light (light), nutrients (nourishing) and generally helpful (wholesome).
Whatever products you did not like, sour or sweet, as if you do not prepare, sorting out the theme «Food in English», you can not only visit restaurants abroad and do not be afraid to be trapped, but also be able to cook something in English recipe at home!