Glossary (talk like a chef): Base


Base

Base

Concentrated stock of various meats, vegetables and spices usually used as a base for sauces. There are several kinds of "fond" (white=poultry, brown=beef and veal fond).

Example: "Add 20 cl white stock base (fond)."

Meaning: Add 20 cl white (poultry) stock base (fond).
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