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velouté

Syllabification: ve·lou·té
Pronunciation: /vəˌlo͞oˈtā
 
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Definition of velouté in English:

noun

A rich white sauce made with chicken, veal, pork, or fish stock, thickened with cream and egg yolks.
Example sentences
  • We started with an appetiser of celeriac velouté and ham hock tortellini, which was followed by seared scallops ceviche and cucumber jelly, then pot-roasted lobster with foie gras.
  • My first appetizer was a delicious velouté, infused with roasted garlic and folded with bits of cod and salty pancetta.
  • The golden butternut squash velouté with escargot needed to be thicker to live up to its name, and more complex to live up to its price tag.

Origin

French, literally 'velvety'.

Words that rhyme with velouté

forestaysauté

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