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The food glossary +++ 'Oignon brule', 'Osang', 'Oignon pique'
Oenology is the science of winemaking; a scientific study of wine which practised by a generally qualified Oenologist.

Orange Roughy (Latin: Hoplostethus atlanticus) refers to a New Zealand fish that is low in fat and has a firm white flesh and a mild flavor. They are usually captured in New Zealand and Australia and the primary consumers are United States, Europe, and Japan. Orange Roughy can be poached, baked, broiled or fried. Orange roughy are a relatively new addition to the fishing industry. They were discovered in the early 1970's off the coast a of New Zealand and later off the coast of Australia, but New Zealand remains the worlds main supply of this fish. As a relatively expensive fish, it is sometimes replaced with oreo dory. The meat of orao dory is not as white as that of the orange roughy. The orange roughy grows to lengths of 30 to 40 cm (12 to 16 in). Orange Roughy is called in other countries the following names: French: Hoplostete orange German: Kaiserbarsch Spanish: Reloj Anaranjado Russian: Okun Hoplostethus Japanese: Orenjiraffi

Oven Bag refer to heat-resistant nylon bags for cooking meals without basting or tending.

Otoshibuta refers to; a lid that is placed directly on ingriedents inside of the pot. With Otoshibuta, heat is allowed to circulate well and soup to evenly absorb. It effectively cooks ingriedents with little liquid. Moreover, Otoshibuta is a Japanese wooden drop -lid that fits just inside the sides of a straight-sided pot. The Otoshibuta keeps simmered items submerged in liquid while cooking and prevents delicate items from breaking up due to moving around the pot.

Oven Ready means that the food product is ready for cooking or ready to cook.

Ovenproof refers to a cooking material that can be safely used in an oven without the material burning or melting. Such a material is also called oven-safe.