Cooking Terms Page

Offal:   Edible internal organs of meat, poultry and game.

Oloroso:   (Spanish) Type of sherry. Oloroso means fragrant in Spanish and this sherry has an intense bouquet.

Oporto:   (Portuguese) Sweet dessert port wines named after Oporto, Portugal, on the Douro river.

Osso Buco:   (Italian) Dish of braised marrow bones prepared with tomato and wine.

Oxidized:   Wine that has been in contact with air too long, causing it to darken and smell stale.

Oyster Sauce:   (Chinese) Seasoning made from oysters, water, salt,cornstarch, and appears as a caramel-like sauce.

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