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fromage blanc

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Pronunciation: /ˌfrɒmɑːʒ ˈblɒ̃
 
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Definition of fromage blanc in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A type of soft French cheese made from cow’s milk and having a creamy sour taste.
Example sentences
  • In a bowl, combine chopped mushrooms, flour, milk, fromage blanc, eggs and porcini flour.
  • Plain or flavored yogurt, quark, cottage cheese, beaten mascarpone or ricotta could be substituted for the fromage blanc.
  • Pour the fromage blanc in a bowl, add the chopped shallot and parsley, the oil and vinegar, and a little salt, pepper and piment.

Origin

French, literally 'white cheese'.

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