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What is it "To cook with direct contact with steam" called?

This question is part of Cooking Vocab Words
Asked by Chefjayme, Last updated: Nov 27, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Apr 06, 2017

I don't think this is correct. One typically blanches vegetables before freezing - and I've always understood that to be a very short-term immersion in hot/boilingwater, just to stop/set the biological processes that would otherwise cause the food quality to deteriorate. To me, steaming means exactly that - to cook in steam.
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John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Jan 07, 2017

Blanch
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