Cooking / Faire la cuisine (v)

Useful list of French verbs around the art of cooking

Vocab

Faire la cuisine To cook
Cuisiner To cook
Couper To cut
Couper en tranches To slice
Découper en dés To dice
Couper en morceaux To chop
Assaisonner To season
Mélanger To mix
Mixer To blend
Ajouter To add
Hacher To mince
Râper To grate
Verser To pour
Fouetter To whisk
Préchauffer To preheat
Cuire au four To bake
Ficeler To tie up (string)
Faire bouillir To boil
Faire frire To fry
Faire rissoler To brown
Mijoter To simmer
Rôtir To roast

Q&A Forum 1 question, 1 answer

DianaB2Kwiziq community member

To brown (meat)

The test I took only accepted "faire rissoler".  Can you not also say "faire dorer"?  Or is that a Canadianism?

Asked 2 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Diana,

Yes, you could say 'faire dorer' or 'faire revenir' also.

Bonne continuation!

To brown (meat)

The test I took only accepted "faire rissoler".  Can you not also say "faire dorer"?  Or is that a Canadianism?

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