Glossary R

The food glossary +++ 'Rukau', 'Razzegoui', 'Rice Meal'
Radis is the French for "small red radish" which is often used as a salad ingredient.

Radis Noir is the French for large black radish, often served with cream, as a salad.

Rafraîchi is the French word which means cool, chilled, or fresh.

Ryazhenka refers to Russian cooked low fat, saltless sour milk ; fermented baked milk; a type of curdled milk that offers a wider variety of health benefit and helps in food digestion. Ryazhenka's base is baked milk and cream, matured for several hours at the temperature 95°C. Ryazhenka’s taste is completely unique. It is both delicate, and piquant. Its nearest relative is the Varenets. Ryazhenka is sometimes called Ukrainian curdled milk.

Rookworst refers to Dutch smoked, juicy and mild sausage which is usually served with Stamppot , a very down-to-earth meal consisting of mashed potatoes with varying ingredients like carrot (Wortel Stamppot), kale (Boerenkool Stamppot) or endive (Andijvie Stamppot).

Red cabbage is a member of the cabbage family with a red to purple, round head. It adds color to salad and very good for pickling. Moreover, it is a red or purplish cabbage that is more mild and sweet flavored than other cabbage. It has a round, solid head and is popular for adding color to salads and stir-fries. Red cabbage is a popular winter side dish, slow-cooked Red cabbage is an ideal accompaniment to rich meats, especially pork and game. To blanch red cabbage: take a large pan of salted water and bring it to a fast boil, tip in the chopped or sliced cabbage and keep the heat high. The cabbage should cook within 3-4 minutes, and still have a bite to it. When blanched in boiling water, the leaves and cooking water turn an inky blue, which reverts back to maroon after a dash of vinegar is added. Pickled red cabbage in spiced vinegar with its sweet, tart flavor makes a good match with British cheeses . Red Cabbage is available year-round. It is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. Likewise, it is a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese. Red cabbage is known as Purple cabbage. In German as Rotkohl or Blaukraut and in India, it is called Lal Gobhi.