Glossary (talk like a chef): 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.
Last modified on: July 2nd 2021