[Sca-cooks] walme...can't remember

Ian Kusz sprucebranch at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 06:54:57 PDT 2012

ah.  I thought it might be an attempt at blanching.

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 6:01 AM, Sayyeda al-Kaslaania <samia at idlelion.net>wrote:

> A Middle Eastern recipe reads that you remove the pot from the fire and
> return it three times. I conjectured that it could be because of the
> difficulty in maintaining a simmer, which is what the recipe appears to
> need.
> Sayyeda al-Kaslaania
> On 7/16/2012 5:09 AM, Elise Fleming wrote:
>> Greetings!  I've known that "walme" means a boil or bubble, but just how
>> does one do "boil it a walme or two"?  When I get water to boil, it stays
>> boiling.  How does one get the boiling to happen twice?  If it's turning
>> down the temperature and then back up, how long do we guess this to be?
>> Alys K.
> ____________

Ian of Oertha

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