or chaud-froid

[French shoh-frwah]


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

1890–95; < French: literally, hot-cold, equivalent to chaud (< Latin cal(i)dus; see caldarium) + froid < Latin frīgidus frigid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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