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fromage frais

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Pronunciation: /ˈfreɪ
 
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Definition of fromage frais in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A type of smooth soft fresh cheese, with the consistency of thick yogurt.
Example sentences
  • Beat together the lemon curd, mascarpone and fromage frais until smooth.
  • I wheeled out my failsafe conversational gambit which is to ask Mel to take me through the difference between creme fraiche, fromage frais and sour cream.
  • If you are watching your weight, you could use fromage frais or low-fat thick yoghurt instead of cream.

Origin

French, literally 'fresh cheese'.

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