hol·​lan·​daise ˌhä-lən-ˈdāz How to pronounce hollandaise (audio)
: a rich sauce made basically of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar

Examples of hollandaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The focal point is a sunny puddle of tahini hollandaise sauce that hides just about everything that lays beneath. Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, 9 July 2024 Apart from being genuinely useful, Mastering the Art of French Cooking also looks exceptionally pretty on a kitchen shelf—and with traditional French cuisine back in fashion at last, learning how to make a truly perfect cassoulet or hollandaise is a brilliant use of dark winter evenings. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 4 July 2024 Sample course: Crispy Oysters & Caviar, which includes oysters wrapped in A5 Kobe beef, with caviar, hollandaise and chives. Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, 27 June 2024 New this year is crab cake Benedict with truffle hollandaise ($47). Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 26 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for hollandaise 

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Word History


French sauce hollandaise, literally, Dutch sauce

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hollandaise was in 1907

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“Hollandaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hollandaise. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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