Definition of mousse
1 : a light spongy food usually containing cream or gelatin
2 : a molded chilled dessert made with sweetened and flavored whipped cream or egg whites and gelatin chocolate mousse
3 : a foamy preparation used in styling hair
Examples of mousse in a Sentence
a jar of styling mousse
Recent Examples of mousse from the Web
Nutella mousseMakes 2 cups ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar 1/3 cup Nutella In a stand mixer bowl, pour heavy cream and sugar.
Basic: Bagels Reinvented: The Corner Restaurant’s Meshuggah bagel with bacon, egg and avocado-lime mousse4059 Broadway.
The desserts include banana rum cake or milk chocolate mousse.
Cheeseburger steamed pods, aka bao buns, and bright-blue blueberry cream cheese mousse.)
Indeed, Jinich's sister had the last laugh, because that mousse turned out to be delicious, claiming another convert to the avocado-as-dessert movement.
This recipe calls for an ice cream maker, but this coconut-avocado mixture can be chilled and served as a cold mousse, or packed into a container and frozen to a dense soft-serve consistency.
The dirty rice, here fortified with chicken liver mousse, Big's trinity -- their mirepoix of bell pepper, onion and celery -- and dry spice, is almost risotto-like with a touch of spice.
Lagniappe winners Silver: Hyatt's cheese gougeres with duck mousse, Creole pepper jelly, hog's head cheese, pickled shallots and micro herbs.
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Definition of mousse
: to style (hair) with mousse
First Known Use of mousse
MOUSSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mousse for English Language Learners
: a cold and sweet food made with whipped cream or egg whites and usually fruit or chocolate
: a foamy substance that is used in styling a person's hair
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