Glossary G

The food glossary +++ 'Gosari', 'Gizzada', 'Gajar'
Gueridon refers to a small , ornately round table which serves as the pedestal a waiter uses in tableside cooking. Originated from the French word Guéridon.

Guero is a fairly hot chili pepper that is greenish yellow in color. It is good fresh or toasted, but not dried.

Guisado de Repollo refers to a Bolivian stew made of cabbage, tomatoes, chiles, onions and potatoes.

Guiso is the Spanish word for "stew".

Gnocchi refers to an Italian dumpling that has light texture and melts in the mouth when cooked. This dumpling can be made from any starchy vegetable , the most common is the potato, ricotta cheese , or semolina flour. It can be cooked and served like pasta or risotto.

Guinea squash is another name for "eggplant". Guinea squash is said to be known in Britain by 1587 as people originally called it as it appears white and shaped like an egg, but they eventually became known as "eggplant". It was also around 1587 that the variety of elongated and purple variety of eggplant appeared. Guinea squash can be eaten raw unlike the purple variety of eggplant and it can be stored longer up to two (2) months. It can also be dried and can be use when food is scarce. Guinea squash is called in various names in English, to wit: Scarlet eggplant, Mock tomato, Garden egg, Garden huckleberry, or Gilo. Guinea squash is called Kobo-Kobo in Sierra Leone, one of the countries in Africa