Is there a distinction between finely chop and mince, as with garlic?

rup
  • Posted by: rup
  • January 10, 2012
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bugbitten January 10, 2012
^ what you ^
 
bugbitten January 10, 2012
I think minced is what you pay for in a restaurant, and fine chopped is get for free at home.
 
Chef K. January 10, 2012
Minced is just a technical culinary term.
 
bigpan January 10, 2012
A fine chop is just that - chopped fine. Minced would be taking your knife edge and smashing the chopped pieces to release the liquid essence.
 
ATG117 January 10, 2012
Not practically. Maybe finely chop is technically a bit larger than mince, but they both indicate you want very small pieces.
 
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