Charred Food: Difference Between Charred and Burned Foods

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 8, 2021 • 2 min read

Many of food’s greatest hits owe their charms to charring: Consider the campfire marshmallow, the crème brûlée, grilled toast, the crunchy, caramelized steak tip, backyard barbecued chicken, or smoky-sweet eggplant baba ganoush.