Glossary G

The food glossary +++ 'Gosari', 'Gizzada', 'Gajar'
Gul is "Rose" or "rosewater" in Turkey.

Gula Malacca is a dark brown palm sugar produced from the sugar palm trees in Malaysia.

Gulai is a culinary term in Indonesia and in Malaysia for "in a spicy coconut sauce ". Hence, when the dish has the word "Gulai" it means it is in a spicy coconut sauce.

Gulerod is "Carrot" in Danish.

Guisado is a Spanish stew made of rabbit, hare , goose or pheasant that is flavored with wine, herbs and bacon. In the Philippines, the word Guisado or Gisado is used and it means sauteed, that is food is Guisado. Meat, seafoods and vegetables which are sauteed are all called Guisado or Ginisa in Filipino. It is derived from the Spanish term Guisado. The Spaniards conquered the Philippines for 500 years and we derived some of our Filipino words from the Spanish words and Guisado is one of them.

Guisantes is the Spanish word for "peas". In the Philippines, peas called Guisantes are avaiable in cans. So far, I have not seen fresh peas, if we want to use peas, we buy the canned peas Guisantes is one of the Spanish words being used in the Philippines to refer to peas, too. It can be spelled as Gisantes.