Crackling vs Gribenes - What's the difference?

crackling | gribenes |


As nouns the difference between crackling and gribenes

is that crackling is (cookery) fat that, after roasting a joint, hardens and crispens while gribenes is a snack food in eastern european jewish cuisine, combining cracklings of chicken or goose skin with fried onions.

As a verb crackling

is .

crackling

English

Noun

  • (cookery) Fat that, after roasting a joint, hardens and crispens.
  • * Lamb
  • For the first time in his life he tasted crackling .
  • The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated.
  • the bangs and cracklings of fireworks

    Verb

    (head)
  • gribenes

    Noun

    (-)
  • A snack food in Eastern European Jewish cuisine, combining cracklings of chicken or goose skin with fried onions
  • *{{quote-news, year=2008, date=February 20, author=, title=Letters, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=But the only gribenes I ate growing up came from my grandmother’s South Beach kitchen. }}
  • *Robin Williams in (1993)
  • **"Oi, it was such a shanda. I should never buy gribenes from a Mohel. It's so chewy."
  • Cracklings from rendered chicken fat
  • * Calvin Trillin, The Tummy Trilogy'' anthology, New York: Noonday Press (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux), 1974, p. 166 (variant spelling: ''greven''); originally published in ''Alice, Let's Eat