- 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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Serve with it a Mayonnaise, Barnaise, or Tartare sauce; or some of the chaudfroid sauce diluted.
The latter is the method used for chaudfroid dishes, which are usually much ornamented.
- a sweet or savoury jellied sauce used to coat cold meat, chicken, etc
literally: hot-cold (because prepared as hot dish, but served cold)
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