Definition of fromage frais in English:

fromage frais

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Pronunciation: /ˈfreɪ


[mass noun]
  • A type of smooth soft fresh cheese, with the consistency of thick yogurt.
    More 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.


French, literally 'fresh cheese'.

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