sou·​bise | \ sü-ˈbēz How to pronounce soubise (audio) \

Definition of soubise

: a garnish or white sauce containing onions or onion purée

Examples of soubise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The visual presentation warranted extra points — those scallops, gently coated by a light, bacon-y soubise sauce, were nestled against a pale green risotto of spring peas, snow peas and pea shoots. Tim Smith,, "Food Market still draws crowds, delivers imaginative fare in Hampden," 31 May 2018 Next came chilaquiles with kale salsa, soubise crema, roasted mushrooms, and smoked habanero cheddar with a smoked guajillo oil infused with a cross strain of AC/DC and Haze. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Herbal Notes is planting the seeds of culinary cannabis in Chicago," 18 Apr. 2018 There was the restaurant’s famous dish of oysters and caviar in a tapioca sabayon, as well as nuggets of king-crab tempura; delicate roulades of Dover sole; poached eggs with celery-root purée and soubise served below shaved white truffles. Sam Sifton, New York Times, "Settle In for Winter With This Sausage Risotto," 18 Jan. 2018 The ratatouille and soubise were the menu’s ringers: exactly the sort of succulent, moisture-loving dishes that pressure cooking can improve. Sarah Karnasiewicz, WSJ, "Can the Instant Pot Cook as Well as Julia Child?," 6 July 2017 Ludovic Lefebvre grates Salers cheese onto potato pulp with onion soubise and bonito. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Magazine, "The Los Angeles Magazine Hot Restaurant List for July 2017," 18 July 2017 Dinner lovebirds can’t deny the seductive textures and flavors of Keao’s of lomi lomi arctic char ($14): kiawe smoked paprika cured arctic char with green soubise, rouille and fried sunchokes. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, "12 best new Bay Area restaurants for date night," 31 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of soubise

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for soubise

French, from Charles de Rohan, Prince de Soubise †1787 French nobleman

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“Soubise.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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