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Tabasco
Hot pepper sauce
Tabouleh
Tabouli (or tabouleh) is a Middle Eastern vegetarian salad. Its primary ingredients are typically cracked wheat, lemon juice, tomato, mint, parsley red onions, sultanas and cucumber. It is served cold.
Tabouleh dressing
Cumin, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper
Tapenade
A preparation from Provence consisting of black olives, anchovies, capers, olive oil, and garlic and lemon juice pounded to a thick paste, used as a dip or condiment.
Tarte fine
Basically a puff pastry pizza thin rolled puff pastry covered with a topping for example onion confit and anchovies.
Tarte Tatin
Tarte Tatin is an upside down tart characterised by its layer of caramelized sugar. Normally puff pastry.
Tempura
This is a mix of flour and water. Fish or vegetables are usually dipped into this mix and deep fried.
Terrine
A terrine is a moulding dish used for any sort of pâté (coarsely or smoothly ground meat, fish, mushrooms -- whatever). It used to be that when a pâté was served in this dish, it was called a terrine. Today, the terms pâté and terrine are used pretty much interchangeably.
Timbale
A timbale is a drum-shaped, tapered mould, as well as the dish cooked in such a mould. To make one, custard, risotto, or forcemeat mixture is pressed into the timbale mould and baked. Once turned out of the mould, the dish is usually served with a sauce like béchamel.
Turned
Using a knife to create a shape from a hard fruit or vegetables.
Tranche
French word for slice.
Trabalit
Coffee flavouring.
Tonka bean
Northern South America (Guyana, Orinoco region). Main producers today are Venezuela and also Nigeria. Tonka beans smell of vanilla with strong hints of cinnamon, cloves and almonds.
Tournedos
Tournedos is a piece of beef about 1 inch thick and 2-1/2 inches in diameter that has been cut from the tenderloin. It is a very lean cut of beef.
Truffle dressing
Egg yolks, truffle, grape seed oil, truffle oil, and sherry and cabernet sauvignon.
Truffle paste
A duxelle (mushroom paste) flavoured with truffle oil.
Truffle gnocchi
Flour, eggs, truffle paste, parmesan, truffle oil

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