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Glossary

  • BMC
    Basil, mint, and cilantro. The holy trinity of Thai cooking.
  • FLS
    Fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar. The other holy trinity in Thai cooking, this one of seasoning. Comes up again and again.
  • L&P
    Lea & Perrins worcestershire sauce.
  • M&P
    Mortar & pestle.
  • Meez
    Short for mise en place, or 'put in place.' The arrangement of ingredients and equipment that you cook from. Also my nom de cuisine.
  • PSR
    Puree, strain, reduce. In that order. A very common technique to turn something into a sauce, such as simmered fruits and vegetables or the veg and liquid left from a braise. There are many applications of this technique.
  • XVO
    Extra virgin olive oil.

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