Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Language corner
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:29
EastEnders's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Biel/Bienne
Posts: 1,349
Groaned at 10 Times in 9 Posts
Thanked 1,433 Times in 582 Posts
EastEnders has a reputation beyond reputeEastEnders has a reputation beyond reputeEastEnders has a reputation beyond reputeEastEnders has a reputation beyond reputeEastEnders has a reputation beyond repute
One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Currently re-working/ re-translating a file for my english blog about GESCHNETZELTES, about what it is and the many variations of dishes of what one can do with this kind of meat.

It seems this is only described in english, but not properly named in one term.

What would you recommend for me to put into my file to make for easier reading instead of:

'meat cut in strips'*
'meat cut for stir frying'*
'schnitzel cut in stripes'*


The various online and my paper dictionaries couldn't help at all, the * is some of the translations they came up with .....
__________________
I may now be totally deaf & blonde, tho' I am NOT dumb yet. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1057050264371996/
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:30
Sandgrounder's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: ZH
Posts: 9,778
Groaned at 73 Times in 66 Posts
Thanked 15,091 Times in 5,863 Posts
Sandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
Currently re-working/ re-translating a file for my english blog about GESCHNETZELTES, about what it is and the many variations of dishes of what one can do with this kind of meat.

It seems this is only described in english, but not properly named in one term.

What would you recommend for me to put into my file to make for easier reading instead of:

'meat cut in strips'*
'meat cut for stir frying'*
'schnitzel cut in stripes'*


The various online and my paper dictionaries couldn't help at all, the * is some of the translations they came up with .....
I think you would see it labelled in the UK as "diced". Although it's a long way off cubes, I know.



Edit: Here you go...
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank Sandgrounder for this useful post:
  #3  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:32
mirfield's Avatar
Moddy McModface
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Basel
Posts: 8,276
Groaned at 52 Times in 46 Posts
Thanked 8,262 Times in 3,012 Posts
mirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Sliced?
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank mirfield for this useful post:
  #4  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:33
Laempefescht's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 250
Groaned at 4 Times in 4 Posts
Thanked 226 Times in 95 Posts
Laempefescht has earned some respectLaempefescht has earned some respect
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Maybe "XX cut into thin strips" or "XX thinly sliced" - US/Canadian
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Laempefescht for this useful post:
  #5  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:35
PaddyG's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Pensier, Fribourg
Posts: 8,397
Groaned at 108 Times in 92 Posts
Thanked 14,549 Times in 5,120 Posts
PaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

I would say diced.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank PaddyG for this useful post:
  #6  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:38
Laempefescht's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 250
Groaned at 4 Times in 4 Posts
Thanked 226 Times in 95 Posts
Laempefescht has earned some respectLaempefescht has earned some respect
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

If you write diced - a US/Canadian would typically cube (dice) it


https://www.google.ch/search?q=diced...8YAQwQ_AUIBigB
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Laempefescht for this useful post:
  #7  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:43
mirfield's Avatar
Moddy McModface
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Basel
Posts: 8,276
Groaned at 52 Times in 46 Posts
Thanked 8,262 Times in 3,012 Posts
mirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
I would say diced.
I'd put diced beef in a stew, but not in a stir fry.

I've never seen meat sliced like that in a UK supermarket, only diced.

When I look at recipes, they tend to say "steak" in the ingredients, then in the method to slice it thinly.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank mirfield for this useful post:
  #8  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:44
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Zürich
Posts: 44
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 34 Times in 15 Posts
User9 has earned some respectUser9 has earned some respect
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Or search for pictures of shredded mean, say shredded chicken, and see if that suits. Common term in North America. Generally not neatly cut.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank User9 for this useful post:
  #9  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:46
st2lemans's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lugano
Posts: 18,620
Groaned at 947 Times in 740 Posts
Thanked 20,566 Times in 9,842 Posts
st2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Strips.

Tom
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank st2lemans for this useful post:
  #10  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:46
Sandgrounder's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: ZH
Posts: 9,778
Groaned at 73 Times in 66 Posts
Thanked 15,091 Times in 5,863 Posts
Sandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond reputeSandgrounder has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
I'd put diced beef in a stew, but not in a stir fry.

I've never seen meat sliced like that in a UK supermarket, only diced.

When I look at recipes, they tend to say "steak" in the ingredients, then in the method to slice it thinly.
Yep, I ran the "sliced" pork through google and looked at the images and it just shows slices of cuts like belly or fillet, for example.

"Diced" gives images of the cubed cuts.

I think that finely shredded (?) cut doesn't exist as a specific product in the UK, or maybe as a sort of "off-cut" you can request.

I notice that pulled pork has just started creeping into the food vocabulary in the UK but that's only after it has been cooked.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Sandgrounder for this useful post:
  #11  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:48
MrVertigo's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: CH
Posts: 3,122
Groaned at 80 Times in 68 Posts
Thanked 5,477 Times in 2,138 Posts
MrVertigo has a reputation beyond reputeMrVertigo has a reputation beyond reputeMrVertigo has a reputation beyond reputeMrVertigo has a reputation beyond reputeMrVertigo has a reputation beyond reputeMrVertigo has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

minced
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank MrVertigo for this useful post:
  #12  
Old 18.11.2016, 13:48
Belgianmum's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Was Belgium now Neuchâtel
Posts: 8,400
Groaned at 62 Times in 59 Posts
Thanked 10,519 Times in 5,036 Posts
Belgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
I think you would see it labelled in the UK as "diced". Although it's a long way off cubes, I know.



Edit: Here you go...
Quote:
View Post
I would say diced.
I don't think diced is the right word at all as most people would interpret that as cubed.

There isn't really a one word term for in in English and I think it would be better to use a longer more descriptive term rather than a single word innacurate one.

Thinly sliced strips seems to be the best description to me.
Reply With Quote
The following 5 users would like to thank Belgianmum for this useful post:
  #13  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:06
olygirl's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: d' Innerschwiiz
Posts: 5,079
Groaned at 225 Times in 148 Posts
Thanked 10,934 Times in 3,339 Posts
olygirl has a reputation beyond reputeolygirl has a reputation beyond reputeolygirl has a reputation beyond reputeolygirl has a reputation beyond reputeolygirl has a reputation beyond reputeolygirl has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

I like "as seen in the picture" best.
Reply With Quote
The following 5 users would like to thank olygirl for this useful post:
  #14  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:07
st2lemans's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lugano
Posts: 18,620
Groaned at 947 Times in 740 Posts
Thanked 20,566 Times in 9,842 Posts
st2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
Or search for pictures of shredded mean, say shredded chicken, and see if that suits. Common term in North America. Generally not neatly cut.
Shredded is meat that has been cooked a long time, and then shredded.

TOTALLY wrong!

Tom
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users would like to thank st2lemans for this useful post:
  #15  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:11
Captain Greybeard's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Sarganserland / NW Lower Peninsula of NE US Midwest
Posts: 3,219
Groaned at 40 Times in 34 Posts
Thanked 6,520 Times in 2,065 Posts
Captain Greybeard has a reputation beyond reputeCaptain Greybeard has a reputation beyond reputeCaptain Greybeard has a reputation beyond reputeCaptain Greybeard has a reputation beyond reputeCaptain Greybeard has a reputation beyond reputeCaptain Greybeard has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
I like "as seen in the picture" best.
I agree. And add, "Banana for scale."
Reply With Quote
The following 4 users would like to thank Captain Greybeard for this useful post:
  #16  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:11
JagWaugh's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Eglisau
Posts: 4,091
Groaned at 31 Times in 30 Posts
Thanked 7,398 Times in 2,977 Posts
JagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

I think "thin sliced", or even just "sliced" and then a specification of the size, or just describe it in detail: 1/2"x3/8" sliced with the grain.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank JagWaugh for this useful post:
  #17  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:22
MusicChick's Avatar
modified and reprogrammed
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: La Cote
Posts: 9,769
Groaned at 88 Times in 71 Posts
Thanked 11,291 Times in 5,605 Posts
MusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Shredded makes think of animal fodder or small soy protein shredded stuff. I'd say Swiss Goulash. But then, I am biased. Zurich Stew.

I can't believe I am actually posting on food, being all norovirused and trying to survive at uni. Ugh.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank MusicChick for this useful post:
  #18  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:22
aSwissInTheUS's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Zurich area
Posts: 5,293
Groaned at 40 Times in 38 Posts
Thanked 7,563 Times in 3,410 Posts
aSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond reputeaSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond reputeaSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond reputeaSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond reputeaSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond reputeaSwissInTheUS has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Just look in Chinese or curry recipes. (Isn't Zurich Geschnetzeltes in fact a Curry?)

- thinly sliced
- cut into thin strips
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank aSwissInTheUS for this useful post:
  #19  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:24
MusicChick's Avatar
modified and reprogrammed
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: La Cote
Posts: 9,769
Groaned at 88 Times in 71 Posts
Thanked 11,291 Times in 5,605 Posts
MusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond reputeMusicChick has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

Quote:
View Post
Just look in Chinese or curry recipes. (Isn't Zurich Geschnetzeltes in fact a Curry?)

- thinly sliced
- cut into thin strips
It is a curry/goulash hybrid.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank MusicChick for this useful post:
  #20  
Old 18.11.2016, 14:24
Sbrinz's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Murten - Morat
Posts: 11,034
Groaned at 544 Times in 344 Posts
Thanked 10,623 Times in 5,442 Posts
Sbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond repute
Re: One word english term for GESCHNETZELTES/ EMINCÉ?

"1 cm cubed or diced then thinly sliced across the grain"
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Sbrinz for this useful post:
Reply

Tags
english translation, geschnetzeltes




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Feuerwache english word flow23 Language corner 8 22.03.2010 20:59
Help with Émincé de veau zurichoise RetiredInNH Food and drink 15 11.01.2009 02:03
One word review [Kasabian concert] Bananahead Commercial events 7 17.02.2007 18:23
looking for one-to-one an exchange lesson of Chinese-English IB37433 Other/general 2 27.07.2006 13:57


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 18:13.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0