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.
Last modified on: August 11th 2023