A French name for a certain type of cut, most often used on vegetables. A julienne is a very fine cut which produces long, thin strips. Generally the strips are 1-2" in length, and very thin. This allows for quick cooking and is great for stir-fry. How you cut vegetables in this way depends on the veggie... The easiest way to do this is to cut the vegetable into chunks of the desired length. Next slice along lengthwise with a sharp, non-serrated knife very thin. Now stack some of your slices on top of each other and again cut lengthwise, producing thin and long rectangular strips.