- a cooked dish of fowl or game, served cold with aspic, jelly, or a sauce.
- the aspic glaze covering the cold food.
Origin of chaudfroid
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They were a sort of chaud-froid, with a thick, white envelope, on which was a large W. in truffles.Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life
Mary Alsop King Waddington
- a sweet or savoury jellied sauce used to coat cold meat, chicken, etc
Word Origin for chaudfroid
literally: hot-cold (because prepared as hot dish, but served cold)
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