what does cuil mean in french cooking?

i have a translate recipe for a french dish and the word cuil is everywhere in it and i can not find a translation for the word

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  • hatti
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Cooking In French Translation

  • CubCur
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    That would be a hard one to find in a dictionary, 'cuil' is a shorthand abbreviation for 'cuillère' or 'spoon' and for 'cuillerée' or 'spoonful'. Context should show you which is meant.

    'cuillère à café' = coffee spoon = tsp

    'cuillère à thé' = teaspoon = tsp

    'cuillère à soupe' = soup spoon = tbs

    'une cuillerée [no qualifier]' (of cream, pesto or another gloopy substance) = a dollop

    Hope this helps

    Source(s): prof. pâtissier.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I'm guessing it has to do with SPOON. Cuiller is a spoon.

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