Definition of beurre
: butter —usually used in the phrase au beurre peas au beurre
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So was the use of soy sauce in a beurre blanc, an idea inspired by a trip to Asia in 1978.
The tomatoes were fantastic, especially with the crawfish tasso beurre blanc added on top.
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Lobina Chilena comes pan-seared in an epazote beurre blanc with mini heirloom tomatoes dotted with fragrant chimichurri sauce and a garlicky mash of chayote, an edible plant in the gourd family.
Compound butter, or beurre compose, is a French invention that turns a simple stick of butter into a flavor missile that can transform a plain chicken breast or fish filet into something extra-special.
Meat and poultry: Hyatt chef Jonah Nissenbaum's southern sweet-tea brined confit game hen, poached quail egg, duck fat potato nest, roasted chicken demi-glace, Hudson Valley foie gras-truffle beurre sauce.
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Origin and Etymology of beurre
French, from Latin butyrum
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