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Cooking glossary

Meat frying


To cook in hot fat.

Frying pan

A shallow pan with sloping sides and a round base with a diameter usually measuring more than 20cm which is used for shallow frying a wide range of foods. Non-stick frying pans and frying pan lids are available.

Fry in batches

If a large amount of food needs to be fried it will need to be cooked a few items at a time - in batches.