consomme

[ kon-suh-mey, kon-suh-mey ]SEE DEFINITION OF consomme
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A species of fine white broth or consomme, thickened with cream, and used as white sauce.

However, a few cans of consomme are fine for 'stock' in camp soups or stews, and invaluable in case of sickness.

Molecular gastronomy—food hackers who use centrifuges to clarify their consomme.

Cut latter in uniform shapes with fancy vegetable cutter, and cook them separate in consomme.

"It's time you knew just what you're up against," said Stanley to me after the consomme had been served.

WORD ORIGIN

1815, from French consommé, noun use of past participle of consommer "to consume" (12c.), from Latin consummare "to complete, finish, perfect" (see consummation). The French verb was influenced in sense by Latin consumere "to consume."

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