Glossary

Index – All Glossary Items

There are a number of culinary terms, ingredients, techniques, and equipment that we have used in recipes or referenced in our world cuisine pages. This is the index of ALL listings in our glossary.Read More
Vegemite

Vegemite

Vegemite is a dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers' yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives.Read More

Bromelain

Bromelain is an extract derived from the stems of pineapples, although it exists in all parts of the fresh plant and fruit, which has many uses. Along with Papain, bromelain is one of the most popular substances to use for meat tenderising.Read More
Chilli Powder

Capsaicin

Capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) is an active component of chilli peppers, which are plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. Read More
Clamato Juice

Clamato Juice

Clamato is a drink made of reconstituted tomato juice concentrate flavoured with spices and clam broth.Read More
Braai

Braai

The word has been adopted by English-speaking South Africans and can be regarded as another word for barbecue, in that it serves as a verb when describing how food is cooked and a noun when describing the cooking equipment, such as a grill.Read More