Sometimes the words chop and dice are used interchangeably, but technically the word dice is used for smaller pieces and the word chop is used for larger pieces. … In general, chop is more casual and has more leeway while dice is more specific. The word mince means a very small dice.
What does it mean when a recipe says chopped?
Chop: Chopping means to cut food into (more or less) bite-sized pieces using the quick, heavy blows of a knife. If a recipe calls for something to be finely chopped, the pieces should be smaller than bite sized, and if it calls for roughly chopped, they should be slightly bigger.
What does diced mean in slang?
dice. A regional slang term for crack cocaine.
What foods are commonly minced?
Food examples of minced and pureed diets
- Soft breads, cakes, biscuits well-moistened in milk, soup or juice, congee, oatmeal, soft rice.
- Boneless and skinless meats like diced or minced meats, flaked fish, steamed egg pudding.
- Gourds, soft vegetable leaves and stems (chopped and cooked until soft).