Glossary (talk like a chef): "To simmer"


To simmer

"Simmering" is used for a liquid that just start to boil, not rolling boil (left photo).

The opposite of "simmering" is "rolling boil" (right photo).

Example: "Put scampi in salted simmering water."
Meaning: Put scampi in a pan full of salted water, just beginning to boil.
To simmer
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Last modified on: August 6th 2019

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