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Consomme Terms

Subject : cooking
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1. Be gently ladled onto the cheesecloth to avoid forcing particles through the cheese cloth.






2. Coagulated clearmeat which floats on top of a consomme as it simmers






3. A rich stock or broth that has been clarified with a clearmeat to remove impurities






4. Aids in coagulation (breaks down the connective tissue) - tomatoes (amber consomme) - vinegar (light consomme)






5. Contain albumen Which is the principle ingredient in the actual clarification






6. Should be lean and flavorful. Ground meat adds flavor and also contains some albumen which aids in clarification and coagulation. Beef - chicken - game or fish can be used with their corresponding stocks. Beef is sometimes used to clarify poultry sto






7. Should be passed through a dampened double thickness of cheesecloth to remove particles






8. Good quality flavorful stock - either white - brown - or combination of both. Flavor of stock will determine the type of consomme being made: beef - chicken - game - fish and shellfish






9. (clarification) mixture of ground meat - egg whites - aromats and acid used to clarify a stock or broth by trapping impurities as it coagulates (sponge)






10. Thyme - bay leaf - parsley - peppercorn - no cheese cloth needed






11. Raw concoction






12. A strongly flavored consomme achieved by using double the amount of clear meat for a given amount of clear meat for a given amount of stock






13. Stock - egg whites - ground lean meat - mirepoix - sachet d' spice - acid - and salt






14. Will become clear shortly after the raft coagulates and should continue to simmer gently for 1-1 1/2 hours to extract flavor from the raft ingredients or taste






15. Should not cloud the broth or greasy. Should be cut small enough to fit on the spoon. Brunoise - Julienne - Celestine (Julienne of crepes) - Royale (cubes of cooked custard)






16. Kosher salt because has no anti-caking ingredients which might cloud consomme'. It should be added at the end of the cooking process






17. Hinders protein coagulation






18. The principle protein found in egg whites -






19. For flavor - cut small due to short cooking time (julienne - brunoise - ground)






20. Any stock






21. Cooked concoction