Definition of vichyssoise in English:


Syllabification: vi·chys·soise
Pronunciation: /ˌvēSHēˈswäz, ˌviSHē-, ˈvēSHēˌswäz, ˈviSHē-


  • A soup made with potatoes, leeks, and cream and typically served chilled.
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    • After Helga's spiced up vichyssoise, Selina serves big portions of perfectly rare beef with peppery salad and home-made horseradish.
    • In tub two, serve up three favorite cold soups, such as gazpacho, vichyssoise, and iced tomato.
    • Pour a serving of vichyssoise into a shooter.


French (feminine), 'of Vichy' (see Vichy).

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