“Kitchen” expressions

Do you enjoy cooking?

Here are some words to spice up your vocabulary.vege

Try it and see how much you know about cooking.

Fill in the blanks with the right answer.

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1. You should ………… the chicken up into smaller pieces when cooking your curry.

A. chop B. dice C. carve D. snip

2. I always ………… my cucumber finely for my sandwiches.

A. peel B. slice C. carve D. snip

3. Please ………… the potatoes so that I can cook them with baked beans.

A. carve B. snip C. snap D. dice

4. My father will ………… the roast turkey during our Christmas dinner.

A. snip B. mince C. carve D. dice

5. A day before I bake I will ………… the flour and put it under the sun.

A. sift B. whisk C. strain D. winnow

6. For any good sponge cake you need to ………… the eggs until they are light and fluffy.

A. whisk B. whirl C. sieve D. strain

7. Always ………… the eggs in one by one at an interval of two minutes.

A. sift B. sieve C. mix D. mash

8. It is easier to ………… the sago using a sieve.

A. sift B. strain C. whisk D. winnow

9. She likes to ………… the potatoes before boiling them.

A. carve B. peel C. sieve D. mash

10. I normally ………… some green apple for my tuna sandwiches.

A. carve B. peel C. snip D. grate

11. To make the crust of the pie you need to ………… the dough for a while.

A. knead B. beat C. press D. crush

12. Use your fingers to ………… the edge of your pie crust.

A. fold B. wrap C. flute D. knead

13. I ………… the peppercorns with a chopper before adding them to my radish soup.

A. carve B. crush C. press D. mash

14. The boiled sweet potatoes are ………… before it is used to make the gravy for Mee Jawa.

A. beaten B. crushed C. whisked D. mashed

15. ………… some lemon juice over your salad to give it a zesty taste.

A. Sprinkle B. Press C. Squeeze D. Spray

16. I watch the satay man ………… his marinated beef slowly before grilling his satay.

A. dice B. skewer C. carve D. poke

17. ………… your pizza with Cheddar cheese before putting it into the oven.

A. Garnish B. Toss C .Decorate D. Sprinkle

18. He likes to ………… his fish crackers in hot chilly sauce.

A. dip B. soak C. strain D. season

19. Justin ………… a lot of peanut butter on his bread.

A. sprinkles B. tosses C. spreads D. sifts

20. It is quicker to ………… spinach roots off with a pair of kitchen scissors.

A. snap B. crush C. dice D. snip

21. The steamed fish looks delicious because it is ………… with a lot of coriander chillies and spring onions.

A. decorated B. garnished C. piled D. covered

 

Answers:

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1. A – chop                2. B – slice             3. D – dice             4, C -carve              5. A -sift               6. A – whisk               7. C – mix                8. B – strain            9. B – peel               10. D – grate         11. A – knead        12. C – flute             13. B – crush       14. D – mashed         15. C – squeeze       16. B – skewer        17. D – sprinkle     18. A – dip            19. C – spreads     20. D – snip             21. B – garnished

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