How To Cook – Faire la cuisine

How To Cook - Faire la cuisine



Cooking Techniques – La technique culinaire


There are many ways to cook food.  The outcome of a dish varies nearly as much through cooking methods as it does through the ingredients.  Different cultures tend to have their own unique ways of cooking.  These differences often come from historical necessities.  Cooking techniques can generally be divided into dry and wet methods of cooking.


Dry methods:

  • Baking
  • Broiling
  • Frying
    Deep fat frying
    Sautéing and pan-frying
  • Grilling
  • Roasting
    Roasting Nuts
  • Microwaving

Wet methods:

  • Bain-marie
  • Basting
  • Blanching
  • Boiling
  • Clay pot cooking
  • Poaching
  • Pressure cooking
  • Scalding
  • Simmering
  • Sous-vide
  • Steaming
  • Stewing
  • Tempering
  • Thermal Cooking
  • Candy Making
    Cold Water Candy Test




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