Dukan Diet Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Cooking Terms
I’m providing the information in this post because of a great suggestion from W Dennis Wilson who found translating some of the words and phrases used in the Dukan Diet via Google quite frustrating and time consuming.
I’ll start with all of those suggested by Dennis plus a few more that I’ve been able to think of but if you find a word, phrase or cooking term that is missing just let me know using the comments below and I’ll add it to the list.
As with any dictionary the entries are in alphabetical order.
Aubergines = Egg plant
Beetroot = Beet or Beets
Bresaola = Type of Air Dried Beef
Broad Bean = Fava Bean
Bouillon cube = Stock cube
Biscuit = Cookie
Chicory = Endive
Coley is a type of white fish although its flesh is actually a bit grey and it can be used as a cheaper alternative to cod or haddock but it has less taste.
Coriander = Cilantro
Cornflour = Corn starch
Courgette = Zucchini
Court-bouillon = a quickly made stock or bouillon that is usually used to cook fish or seafood.
French beans = Green beans
Fromage Frais is a fresh, low-fat curd cheese made from pasteurised cow’s milk
Galette = Pancake or omelet/omelette
Green (0r Red) Pepper = Bell Pepper
Gherkin = Pickle
Grill = Broil
Jelly = Jello
Mince = Chopped Beef or Ground Beef
Porridge = Oatmeal
Prawn = Shrimp
Quark is a German version of Fromage Frais
Runner beans = String Beans
Spring onions = Salad Onions, Green Onions or Scallions
Sorbet = Sherbet
Sorrel is a plant that can be used as both a herb and a vegetable but it is quite difficult to buy as it doesn’t travel well. You can add the young leaves raw to salad or use as a herb. When older you can use the leaves a a green.
Swede = Turnip or Rutabaga
Tomato Puree = Tomato Paste.
Tomato sauce = Ketchup
Yoghurt = Yogurt