I love the way people write about food.
Especially in recipes.
The word choice in recipes is so perfectly descriptive — maybe because food captures so many of our 5 senses. It makes it a bit easier to find just the right way to say something. I’ve collected a few of my favorites from several food blogs I love. Bon appétit!
twist the peel to express its oils
scrape the fond from the bottom
slice whisper thin
sauté until tender
fold in the vegetables
zest and supreme oranges
followed by a generous heap
drizzle half the cream
save some of the plumped up blossoms
bake until very deeply golden
until you get a touch of browning
sprinkle with scallions
spike with a bit of lemon juice
most will be little nubs
it should hiss and sputter
dollop each with cumin yogurt