Definition of blanquette in English:
A dish consisting of white meat in a white sauce.
- Soups, rabbit dishes, and dishes such as coq au vin, and blanquettes are often requested by those nostalgic for an era when long, slow cooking was the norm.
- The duck breast was unaccountably submerged in red wine, and the veal blanquette was flat.
- White pepper is usually used when dark specks would spoil the look of the dish, for example, in any white soups, in blanquette de veau etc.
French, based on blanc 'white'.
Definition of blanquette in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia