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  • v. Present participle of tenderise.


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  • Das stretched and massaged his tiny protege before a race in a manner that was halfway between a caress and a tenderising of a nice piece of meat – from a cash cow, perhaps.

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  • It's tough as old boots, but so perfectly fatty that when sympathetically cooked the fat melts through the meat, tenderising and oozing flavour throughout the flesh.

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  • Leiths use pineapple juice in their marinade, which contains bromelain, an enzyme well known for its tenderising effect on meat, but, although this does work, I'm not keen on the slightly tropical flavour it gives the ribs.

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  • Note: some accepted octopus tenderising techniques may offend.

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  • At cooking school I learnt to bash them over the head with a meat tenderising mallet - the stone comes right out with ease then.

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  • Do you think anyone is going to believe you when you say, "But doctor, I was just tenderising my octopus..."

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  • Now large specimens of octopus have a bit of a reputation of being a bit tough and chewy, personally I think it's part of the charm, but others are not so forgiving and over the centuries ways have been devised to tenderise the tentacles, this from La Tant Claire by Pierre Koffmann as he observed a fisherman in the act of tenderising an octopus...

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  • It was passionate, all right - in the atmosphere and performance, hearts pounded and scalps tingled - but this was hammer as much as amour, tenderising rather than tender.

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  • Avure said the HPP can serve as a process enhancement, with tenderising and marinating raw meat or fish products post packing as part of a shelf life and food safety programme.

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  • Why not try some rabbit petting, or fun tenderising as we call it:

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