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.
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Last modified on: April 30th 2021