Fabricated cuts

When big chunks of meat (primal cuts) have been cut into smaller pieces, such as individual steaks, these subprimal pieces are referred to as fabricated cuts.

Flash frozen

Food that has been placed under extremely low temperatures for rapid freezing is referred to as flash frozen. In some cases, chemicals may be used to aid the process.


A side garnish of morels and potato balls that have been sauteƩd in butter. The term also refers to a similar garnish of mushrooms.


The process of cutting fat, meat and cartilage away from a rack of ribs. A sharp paring knife is used to cut between the bones.