醍醐麵皮

English translation: Clarified Butter (Dough) Skin(s)

06:14 Apr 27, 2008
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Cooking / Culinary
Chinese term or phrase: 醍醐麵皮
I need the English translation for this term in Cantonese cake making.

Thanks.
xiaoyanchen
Local time: 07:07
English translation:Clarified Butter (Dough) Skin(s)
Explanation:
This is mostly related to Butter.
In Japanese, 醍醐 is 'daigo'. I think it can be translated to mean "Rich Butter", or "clarified butter", "butter oil" or "essential oil of butter".

It is often referred to as "Ghee", an Indian varient.






Milk produces 酪, then 生酥 (curdled butter), then 熟酥, then 醍醐 (butter oil)

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Clarified Butter (Dough) Skin(s)


Language variant: Ghee Dough Skins

Explanation:
This is mostly related to Butter.
In Japanese, 醍醐 is 'daigo'. I think it can be translated to mean "Rich Butter", or "clarified butter", "butter oil" or "essential oil of butter".

It is often referred to as "Ghee", an Indian varient.






Milk produces 酪, then 生酥 (curdled butter), then 熟酥, then 醍醐 (butter oil)



Wing-Sze Ho
United States
Local time: 11:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
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