mous·​se·​line | \ ˌmü-sə-ˈlēn How to pronounce mousseline (audio) , ˌmüs-ˈlēn \

Definition of mousseline

1 : a fine sheer fabric (as of rayon) that resembles muslin
2a : a sauce (such as hollandaise) to which whipped cream or beaten egg whites have been added
b : mousse sense 1 salmon mousseline

Examples of mousseline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The chicken ballotine, stuffed with truffle mousseline and served with the dumplings known as gnudi, involves removing the bird’s skin in one piece, says Peet, who adds that the main course takes two days from start to finish. Washington Post, 28 Jan. 2022 With Daniel Humm at the helm, Claridge’s Davies and Brook is serving London’s most extravagant Thanksgiving meal this year, with foie gras to start, followed by a choice of lobster tail, roasted turkey with Brussel sprouts, and potato mousseline. Sarah Turner, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 More surprising for Mar fans will be the classic dover sole slathered in a sorrel mousseline and salmon caviar, and the Truffled Turbot et Légumes des Jardins, turbot wrapped in a crispy jacket of thin sliced potatoes. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, 27 Sep. 2021 At the Odeon, Clark would get to execute dishes that outshined traditional French brasserie food, like with his mousseline of asparagus with artichoke cream or his sautéed calf’s liver with radishes and turnips. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2021 Over the years, Lesage has produced the fashion house’s signature tweeds in fabulously intricate and colorful weaves of mousseline, wool, pearls and ribbon. Nazanin Lankarani, New York Times, 8 Mar. 2020 To be served: • Escargot with fennel mousseline, smoked bacon, crimini mushrooms and garlic croutons. Marc Bona, cleveland, 4 Feb. 2020 Fisher could’ve just used dark meat or white, but makes chicken mousseline instead. Louisa Chu,, 6 Dec. 2019 The catering menu includes roasted bell pepper hummus and smoked salmon mousseline with fried capers and toast points. Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of mousseline

1696, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mousseline

French, literally, muslin — more at muslin

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“Mousseline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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