dégorger, faire

Definitions

Food

  • To soak in water to remove impurities before cooking; used of e.g. fish, offal, meat, etc.
  • To remove water and sometimes bitter flavours from a food by chopping, covering with salt, allowing to drain for some time then rinsing and drying. Used with cucumbers, aubergines, courgettes, kantolas and karellas.
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