This is a term that confuses many new cooks.
A marinade is a seasoned liquid in which meat or other ingredients are soaked to both tenderize and flavour them. A marinade is often made from either oil, wine, vinegar or lemon juice with extra seasonings.
The meat is then marinated in this marinade.
Meringues are made by whisking egg whites, then adding sugar. The mixture is then either piped into individual meringues, made into the Australian classic Pavlova, or used as a topping for desserts, fruit etc. It is then baked at a cool temperature until crisp.
A French cooking term for a mixture of chopped, fried vegetables which are placed under a piece of meat while it is braised.
Mocca or Mocha
A blend of chocolate and coffee flavourings.
A mix of uncooked rolled oats, dried fruits and nuts served with milk, or a milk substitute, for breakfast. Can be purchased ready prepared or you can make your own using your favorite ingredients.