Glossary P

The food glossary +++ 'Pincage', 'Pallang', 'Pigik'
Papos de Anjo is Portuguese which literally means "angels breasts, chins, throats, or tummy" . In cooking, Papos de Anjo refers to Portugal's s yellow-colored egg cakes in syrup; a name given to a very special little cake which recipe dates back to the13th century. In Portugal, Papos-de-Anjo are also known as Doces Conventuais, or "sweets from the convent". This cake saved many convents from ruin when they were threatened during the civil wars of the mid-nineteenth century. After being stripped of all their possessions, the nuns' only recourse for survival was to do what they knew best - make sweets and sell them.

Paprikas Csirke refers to Hungarian dish of chicken and onions that have been browned in bacon grease, and braised with chicken stock and paprika. Paprikas Csirke is also known as Hungary as Csirkepaprikás, one of the famous dishes from the country.. Csirke is the Hungarian word for "Chicken".

Pisztrang is "Trout", a kind of fish in Hungarian.

Pith refers to the soft, white layer of--something--between the peel and the flesh of a citrus fruit .

Pithiviers is a French dessert of puff pastry rounds on both sides of a slathering of almond cream.

Pitu is a Portuguese term for "prawns" that are baked and left in the shell.