Glossary (talk like a chef): Sieving
To sieve means to pass a powder through a strainer with a fairly close mesh, to ensure that there is only a fine powder and no bits or lumps. Example:
"Sieving icing sugar."
Meaning: Tip the icing sugar into a sieve, then shake it until all the sugar falls through directly onto where it is to be used.
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Last modified on: April 29th 2020