- the technique of cooking ingredients in a vacuum-sealed plastic pouch, usually for a long time at a low temperature.
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Examples from the Web for sous-vide
Without the sous-vide, I definitely wouldn't cling to the vacuum sealer, though it does save us some money.
Sous-vide machine, vacuum sealer, stand mixer, Thermomix (used to be a food processor), toaster oven, and stick blender.
- denoting a form of catering in which food is cooked slowly in a plastic bag, vacuum-packed, and then frozen until required
French, literally: under vacuum
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