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Malibu
Coconut flavoured rum
To marinate
Marinated is the process of soaking foods in a seasoned liquid or oil before cooking. Often for 24 hours to 48 hours.
Marmalade
A think sweet mixture made from oranges, lemon juice and rind. Usually found on the breakfast table.
Meringue
Egg white are whisked with sugar until they increase in volume, and become firm.
Mille feuille
French term meaning thousand leaf
Minestrone
An Italian thin soup made with flavoured stock vegetables, beans, pasta and meat/fish
Mirepoix
A traditional flavouring mixture in French cooking, consisting of onion to, carrot, leeks and celery, used in stocks, soups, stews, etc.
Mizuna cress
Small soft green leaves from mizuna salad.
Moscovado
Dark brown soft sugar.
Mouli
Also known as Daikon it is a large white long radish.
Moussaka
Greek dish made with minced meat, mixed spices, tomatoes, onion and aubergines
Mousse
Usually quite a light mixture which has been set using ingredients such as eggs, cream and or gelatine.
Mousse, coconut
Soft set mousse made with eggs, cream, sugar and coconut puree.
Mousse, chicken
A mousse made with eggs, cream and pureed chicken.
Mousse ham hock
Chicken mousse, onions, shitake mushrooms, caramelised black pudding, and braised ham hock mix.
Mousse, scallop
A mousse made with eggs, cream and pureed scallop.
Mousse, sweet bread
A mousse made with caramelised sweetbread, confit onion, chicken mousse and sautéed morels.
Mushroom beignet/croquette
A very light mixture is made with button mushroom, tarragon and a thick roux*.
Mussel soup
Mix of onion, leek, celery, mussels, saffron, cayenne pepper, white wine and cream.

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