Meaning Al dente
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Food that is cooked until it is ‘firm to the bite’. This is most commonly used to describe how pasta should be cooked.
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An Italian phrase meaning "to the tooth" used to describe pasta or foods that are cooked only to the point of doneness, often slightly underdone.
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1935, Italian, literally "to the tooth," from Latin dent (see tooth).
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A term, meaning "to the bite", used to describe the correct degree of doneness for pasta and vegetables. This is not exactly a procedure, but a sensory evaluation for deciding when the food [..]
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An Italian term applied in cooking pastas also with vegetables that means firm to the bite and yet tender.
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Italian term meaning ‘to the tooth’—cooked but still retaining some bite—applied mainly to pasta.
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[Italian] a term, meaning "to the bite." Literally "to the tooth," used to describe the correct degree of doneness for pasta and vegetables. This is not exactly a procedure, but a [..]
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This Italian expression meaning "by the tooth" describes pasta cooked a shorter time so that it has just slight resistance when chewed. Fresh pasta is too soft already to be cooked al dente. [..]
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Contrary to what you might think, Al Dente is not a hall of fame third baseman. It is an Italian phrase that means roughly "to the tooth" but what it really means is that the food in [..]
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(ahl-DEN-tay) – In Italian the phrase means “to the tooth” and is a term used to describe the correct degree of doneness when cooking pasta, risotto, and vegetables.  The food should have a sli [..]
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[Italian] a term, meaning "to the bite."  Literally "to the tooth," used to describe the correct degree of doneness for pasta and vegetables. This is not exactly a [..]
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Pasta cooked until just firm. From the Italian "to the tooth."
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Italian for "to the tooth." It describes pasta that is cooked until it offers a slight resistance when bitten into, rather than cooked until soft.
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An Italian word to describe when pasta is cooked: tender but firm to the bite.
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Literally, "to the tooth" in Italian. Foods cooked to the point that there is still some resistance; tender, but slightly chewy. Used mostly in reference to pasta, which should be cooked al dente, no softer, for most recipes.
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An Italian term literally meaning "to the tooth". Describing the degree of doneness for pastas and other foods where there is a firm center. Not overdone or too soft.
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In Italian the phrase means “to the tooth”and is a term used to describe the correct degree of doneness when cooking pasta and vegetables. The food should have a slight resistance when biting into [..]
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To moisten foods with fat or other seasoned liquids during cooking.  Basting prevents drying out and adds flavour.
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Italian for to the tooth; used to describe a food, usually pasta, that is cooked only until it gives a slight resistance when one bites into it; the food is neither soft nor overdone.
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Italian for to the tooth; used to describe a food, usually pasta, that is cooked only until it gives a slight resistance when one bites into it; the food is neither soft nor overdone.
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A term, meaning "to the bite", used to describe the correct degree of doneness for pasta and vegetables. This is not exactly a procedure, but a sensory evaluation for deciding when the food [..]
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If you're a pasta fan this is a term you'll become very familiar with. It literally translates from Italian as 'to the tooth' and basically means cooking your pasta so it still has [..]
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Literally means “to the teeth / to the bite”. The term is used when evaluating the correct degree of doneness of dishes, particularly vegetables and pasta. It is considered just right when biting [..]
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(Italian) Firm to the bite. Often used to refer to doneness in pasta, the amount of firmness is usually interpreted in the United States as being firmer than in Italy.
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In Italian, “Al Dente” means “to the tooth.” In English we translate it as “firm to the bite.” Foods cooked al dente are usually cooked through for an interesting chew, but not overdone or [..]
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vegetables or pasta that are slightly undercooked, so they remain slightly firm.
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(of pasta) firm to the bite (used of pasta which is cooked just right)
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firm (literally to the tooth)
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Italian for to the tooth
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This Italian expression meaning "by the tooth" describes pasta cooked a shorter time so that it has just slight resistance when chewed. Fresh pasta is too soft already to be cooked al dente. [..]
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An Italian phrase meaning "to the tooth", used to describe pasta or any other food that is cooked only until it offers some resistance between the teeth as you bite it.
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"To the tooth" in Italian, the term refers to firm pasta cooked to the right level of resistance when chewed.
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