blanch means: Preheat with boiling water, steam. 1. Used to activate enzymes, shrink certain foods, canning them, freezing or drying. Vegetables can be blanched in steam or voiling water. Fruits may also be cooked in syrup, boiling water, steam or water. 2. A process that aids in the removal of skins on nuts, fruits and vegetables. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does blanch mean?

  • For a short time, boil water in a saucepan. Once the boiling is complete, drain the food and rinse under cold water. Blanching, a mild form of cooking, is used to soften skins and firm up flesh. Example. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Bleach is a way to remove the color. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Cover to block direct sunlight. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Whiten a metal by using acid to soak or coating it with tin. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Calm the skin with almonds or other similar products. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Calm (food) to briefly heat, either before freezing or during preparation. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Causes to become whiter or pale. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To become whiter or pale. (in Merlin Dictionary)