Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Such elements can run at as low a cooking-heat level as wanted for gentle simmering and suchlike The soup was simmering on the stove. To simmer something means to cook it just below the boiling point. to boil gently, or to cook something slowly by boiling it gently: American EnglishBring the soup to the boil and allow it to simmer gently for about half an hour.
Several of our employees have been poached by a rival firm. The fear that they will poach jobs or drag down local wages is also misplaced a) to cook an egg in or over gently boiling water, without its shell: poached eggs on toast b) to gently cook food, especially fish, in a small amount of boiling water, milk etc: poach the salmon in white wine and water. kłusownik poached eggs (cooked on in water without shells), poached salmon