Glossary (talk like a chef): Passing through a sieve
Passing through a sieve
To push a fairly thick preparation through a"sieve
", usually with a maryse
, thus removing any remaining lumps. The aim is to produce something totally smooth in texture.Example:
"Passing potato purée through a sieve
Meaning: Put the purée into a sieve, then press with a maryse or spatula using a to-and-fro movement until it has all been pushed through.
: Note: "Passing through a sieve" is not the same as sieving
Last modified on: September 18th 2022
The second could be "Matignon", it's a mix of vegetables cutted in small dices, and cooked in olive oil.