the state of a cooked food, especially vegetables, which would offer slight resistance to a knife or tooth ube to cut food into cubes about 1/2 inch across (larger than dice or mince)
Description of doneness for vegetables cooked so they retain some of their crisp texture.
cook until crispy on the outside but still tender on the inside.
To cook food to the stage where it is tender but still crisp.
Cooked until tender enough to be pierced by a fork but still firm to the bite.
An ideal degree of doneness, usually refers to vegetables that are tender yet retain their texture.