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sous vide

[ soo veed ]
/ su ˈvid /
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noun
the technique of cooking ingredients in a vacuum-sealed plastic pouch, usually for a long time at a low temperature.
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Origin of sous vide

First recorded in 1985–90; from French: literally, “under vacuum”

OTHER WORDS FROM sous vide

sous-vide, adjective, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sous vide

sous-vide
/ (ˌsuːˈviːd) /

adjective
denoting a form of catering in which food is cooked slowly in a plastic bag, vacuum-packed, and then frozen until required

Word Origin for sous-vide

French, literally: under vacuum
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