Definition of soubise in English:

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Pronunciation: /so͞oˈbēz/


A thick white sauce made with onion puree and often served with fish or eggs.
Example sentences
  • Pig's trotters stuffed with morels and a veal jus with sauce soubise, a baron of rabbit, crab ravioli: these are adventurous, dangerous dishes for a place this size.
  • And it is fairly safe to assume that à la provençale portends the presence of tomato and garlic, soubise the use of onion, and so on.
  • There was a difference of opinion over the roast skewered noisettes of lamb, served with rosemary and mustard soubise.


Named after Charles de Rohan Soubise (1715–87), French general and courtier.

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Syllabification: sou·bise

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