Definition of demi-glace in English:

demi-glace

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛmɪglas
 
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(also demi-glaze)

noun

  • A rich, glossy brown sauce from which the liquid has been partly evaporated, typically flavoured with wine and served with meat: [as modifier]: lamb chop with demi-glace sauce
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    • Add demi-glace, wine, truffle juice, bay leaves, thyme and parsley; reduce by half.
    • No longer a ‘basic sauce’, the demi-glace is now considered to be a relic of an archaic form of cookery referred to respectfully as cuisine classique but no longer practised.
    • Put half the segments, chopped, into a small heavy bottom pan with white wine and the orange jus and reduce to a demi-glaze consistency.

Origin

French, literally 'half glaze'.

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