Foodie Vocab Lesson #3: Remoulade
Every Friday at Chew on That, we test your foodie vocabulary by quizzing you on a new foodie word and supply delicious recipes to match!
This week’s word is: remoulade (noun). Please choose the most appropriate definition for a remoulade. (No cheating!)
a.) Pungent sauce or dressing made with mayonnaise, mustard, capers, gherkins, herbs, anchovies.
b.) A sweet, creamy chocolate mixture, typically used as a filling or a frosting.
c.) A light, fluffy mousse tart that originated in France.
d.) Shredded or finely cut vegetables or herbs used especially as a garnish.
If you chose a.) Pungent sauce or dressing made with mayonnaise, mustard, capers, gherkins, herbs, anchovies, then you are correct! This popular condiment was invented in France and often accompanies seafood dishes like these crab cakes by Seduction Meals, or even fried foods like Fried Green Tomatoes.
Looking to make a special meal more sophisticated? Cook Almost Anything makes a fennel side dish topped with remoulade. The best part is you can really be creative with remoulades. Add in your favorite herbs, or your favorite seasonings. Here are some recipes to get you started:
This week’s definition of remoulade came from the Chicago Tribune. Tune in next week for more foodie vocab lessons!