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Consomme Terms

Subject : cooking
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1. 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






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






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






4. 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)






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






6. Hinders protein coagulation






7. Be gently ladled onto the cheesecloth to avoid forcing particles through the cheese cloth.






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. 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






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






11. Any stock






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






13. Raw concoction






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






15. 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






16. The principle protein found in egg whites -






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






18. Cooked concoction






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






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






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