Glossary (talk like a chef): Boil in water

Boil in water

Boil in water

Cooking in a large pan of salted water. English way of cooking.

Example: "Boil broad beans in salted water."

Meaning: Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add about a tablespoon of coarse salt per litre of water, add broad beasns and cook until they are tender.
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