hol·​lan·​daise | \ ˌhä-lən-ˈdāz How to pronounce hollandaise (audio) \

Definition of hollandaise

: a rich sauce made basically of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar

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There's also a Saturday-Sunday brunch with stuff like a NOLA Benedict (biscuits topped with andouille sausage, peppers and onions, and poached eggs with a Creole mustard hollandaise), praline pancakes and bananas Foster monkey bread and more. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Tricky Fish to swim into Fort Worth's Waterside development," 8 Feb. 2018 The rustic benedicts are especially satisfying, like the catfish benedict featuring a gently poached egg and tangy hollandaise on top of a perfectly crispy fish. Jakob Polaco, kansascity, "Here are five places to try during Restaurant Week, from eggs to sushi," 12 Jan. 2018 The inclusion of both the chipotle hollandaise and a Cajun remoulade was slightly overkill. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Highland Morning may be a Bardstown Road staple, but it fails to impress," 19 June 2019 The scallops in sauce maltaise—essentially, a blood-orange hollandaise, featuring more yuzukoshō—were just right on one night and slightly overcooked on another. Jessica Henderson, The New Yorker, "Maison Yaki’s Cheeky French-Japanese Fusion," 14 June 2019 Breakfast started with a fruit course, with main dish choices that included eggs Benedict with Montreal-style smoked beef and hollandaise, fluffy buttermilk pancakes with warm blueberries, and local smoked salmon and egg scramble. Jennifer Franklin, USA TODAY, "You won’t want to miss a moment of this unforgettable and luxurious Canadian train journey," 6 June 2019 Even their leaves contain a bit of meat that's excellent when steamed and stuffed or dipped into hollandaise. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "The 3 Easiest Ways to Prep and Cook Artichokes," 10 Apr. 2019 Remove them from the pot and eat plain or serve them with a sauce like hollandaise. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "3 Simple Ways to Cook With Asparagus," 5 Apr. 2019 South by Southwest Benedict, with a crispy corn tamale, smoked pulled pork, barbecue sauce, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce, at Queens Comfort. Charles Passy, WSJ, "Breakfast Lasagna Benedict? New York Chefs Offer Fresh Takes on Classic Egg Dish," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of hollandaise

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hollandaise

French sauce hollandaise, literally, Dutch sauce

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English Language Learners Definition of hollandaise

: a rich sauce made of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar

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