\ ˌsü-ˈvēd How to pronounce sous vide (audio) \

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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The ingredients include: turkey breast, salt and white pepper and cheese cloth, cooked via sous vide. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, "Arby's Trolls Vegans and Impossible Burger Fans by Making 'Carrots' Made Entirely of Meats," 26 June 2019 Whether the cooking is done over a live fire or by sous vide, the ingredients keep its roots in Oaxaca. Naomi Tomky, Fortune, "Oaxacan Cuisine Looks Poised to Make Its Mark With U.S. Diners," 8 June 2019 The art of cooking sous vide used to only be available to professional chefs and high-end restaurants. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, "Want to impress mom for Mother's Day? Get her an 'Immersion Circulator'," 1 May 2018 Photo: Morgan Thompson One 20-something gave his mom’s standard roast chicken the sous vide treatment. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "Sorry Grandma, Your Soup Looks Boring on Instagram. So We’re ‘Fixing’ It," 23 Oct. 2018 Allora restaurant’s polpo appetizer includes sous vide octopus with a faintly sweet glaze, a pool of ink and gnocchi. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants," 11 May 2018 In an era when homemade food means Instapots, sous vide and truffle oil, some cooks still stick by the basics. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Bejeweled Cranberry-Orange Rolls, childhood memories win this year's Pillsbury Bake-Off," 24 Feb. 2018 Employees greet every guest, bus every table, learn to cook sous vide, and bake their own bread for the sandwiches. New York Times, "A Restaurant Takes On the Opioid Crisis, One Worker at a Time," 10 July 2018 Today sous vide cooking is ubiquitous in fine-dining restaurants in the U.S., and PolyScience is the leading supplier of immersion circulators to restaurant kitchens. Kate Schmidt, Chicago Reader, "Archive Dive / Food & Drink / Technology How Mordecai chef-owner Matthias Merges helped transform modern fine dining," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of sous vide

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sous vide

French, literally, under vacuum

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