sous vide

adjective or adverb \ ˌsü-ˈvēd \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of sous vide

: relating to or denoting a method of cooking food slowly in a vacuum-sealed pouch at a low temperature so as to retain most of the juice and aroma

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Origin and Etymology of sous vide

French, literally, under vacuum


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