- a cream soup of potatoes and leeks, usually served chilled and often garnished with chopped chives.
Origin of vichyssoise
Related Words for vichyssoiseporridge, puree, chowder, bouillon, concoction, distillation, fluid, splash, elixir, brew, bowl, potpourri, stock, potage, gumbo, decoction, pottage, vichyssoise, borscht, dishwater
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It is also versatile as a soup base; add watercress and you have watercress soup, or stir in cream and chill it for a vichyssoise.The Right Tools for the Job
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August 5, 2009
- a thick soup made from leeks, potatoes, chicken stock, and cream, usually served chilled
Word Origin for vichyssoise
1939, French, in full crême vichyssoise glacée, literally "iced cream (soup) of Vichy" (see Vichy).