Can "the onion" here actually mean several onions depending on the recipe. In other words,referring to a bowl of onion(s) chopped up already
Yes, and secondo me, "We fry onions." makes a hell of a lot more sense than "We fry the onion." or "We're frying the onion." Reported 2018 Sept 29.
The only thing I can think of is this means "we" as in "the people who work in the kitchen of this restaurant." Your server might say, "We fry the onion rather than saute it," or something like that. I agree the first thought is that it's silly that it takes multiple people to fry an onion, but it could be a corporate "we."
I am not native english speaker and i'm a bit confused. Is there any difference between fry and roast? Just vocabulary says they are pretty similar but duo marks me wrong when i put one word instead of another. The help is very appreciated!
Roasting is a dry cooking method where you cook food surrounded by fairly high heat. So roasting meat, you usually put it into an oven. Roasting and baking are VERY similar. Frying is a cooking method where you cook food in hot oil or fat. You can do shallow frying in a pan, where the oil might only come halfway up the sides of the food, so the top is exposed to the air; you usually have to turn the food over halfway through cooking. You can also do deep frying, in a deep pan or in a specialized deep fat fryer, where the whole piece of food is immersed in the hot fat. Frying is generally a much faster cooking method than roasting.
Frying and roasting are similar in that both are exposing food to heat in order to cook them, but other than that they have very little in common. They're definitely not synonyms.
thank you very much for such an explanation!!! now i can understand it! Grazie mille!