Definition of hollandaise
: a rich sauce made basically of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar
Recent Examples of hollandaise from the Web
Luscious segments of soft-poached and charred leeks are smothered in creamy hollandaise sharpened with mustard.
The brasserie will serve breakfast, featuring eggs Benedict but on croissants, and with bearnaise not hollandaise sauce, plus heirloom Bloomsdale spinach, as well your choice of Paris ham ($18), smoked salmon ($22) or Maine lobster ($25).
Two tiny cornhusk canoes rest on top, each bearing lengths of hollowed baby corn stuffed with tarragon gel, wrapped in guanciale, dipped in Meyer-lemon hollandaise and dusted with bottarga, tarragon and celery.
Guests enjoyed a feast of crabmeat ravigotte, roast beef, and asparagus hollandaise.
But Melissa, and Benoît, too, knows all about hollandaise.
The small orb comes buried beneath a lava flow of hollandaise sauce while sitting in a puddle of pizzaiola sauce.
Chesapeake Hollandaise Sauce and other sauces from the hollandaise family are impressive with a fancy crab cake dinner.
Eddie V’s Fine Seafood: A three-course jazz brunch menu will include such entree choices as lobster quiche Florentine, Alaskan king crab omelet with three-citrus hollandaise, and more.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hollandaise.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of hollandaise
French sauce hollandaise, literally, Dutch sauce
First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
HOLLANDAISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hollandaise for English Language Learners
: a rich sauce made of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar
Learn More about hollandaise
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up hollandaise? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).