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A Simple Guide To Fancy Food Cuts

“Slicing on the bias”, “julienne”, “medium dice”– we’ve all heard these culinary terms before, but what does each of them actually mean, according to textbooks?

Below, we’ve styled together an easy reference guide for all of the major food cuts. Whether you’re slicing, dicing, or shaving, different angles and a crisp finish on chopped vegetables can transform any salad (or casserole, or soup, etc) into a haute culinary experience. We¬†do eat with our eyes, after all.

 

 

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