Also known as Emmentaler cheese, this cow's milk cheese is from Switzerland. It has a brown rind and a pale yellow interior with large holes. Its flavor is distinctive and mellow. It's good for a variety of uses, e.g. eating out of hand, salads, sandwiches, etc..
A root vegetable, also known as oyster plant. It's shaped like a carrot, with cream colored flesh and skin that ranges from pale yellow to gray to black. Its flavor is mild and resembles oysters. Its used in soups, stews, etc.
Cow's milk cheeses that contain 60 percent or more milk fat, due to the addition of cream. They are soft and creamy in texture and have a mild, slightly sweet flavor.
When sugar syrup is cooked, water evaporates and sugar concentration increases as well as the temperature of the syrup. The firm-ball stage is when a bit of syrup dropped into cold water forms a firm but malleable ball. The temperature of the boiling sugar syrup at this stage is between 245°-250°F.