Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mixture of flour and butter used for thickening sauces or soups.
- ‘The advantage of beurre manié compared with roux is that the sauce can be brought to the boil again.’
- ‘Lift the hare joints out of the casserole with a slotted spoon and add teaspoons of the beurre manié to the hot liquid in the casserole, bring to the boil and stir until thickened.’
- ‘When all the beurre manié has been incorporated, return the chicken together with the shallots and mushrooms.’
- ‘If necessary, thicken the sauce with small amounts of beurre manié until it reaches desired consistency.’
- ‘When all of the beurre manié is incorporated, bring the sauce to a near boil and simmer for three minutes.’
- ‘It's best to mix it with fat first, either by making a roux or beurre manié, or by flouring and frying stew meat before adding a liquid to the pot.’
- ‘Meanwhile, make a beurre manié by using a fork to incorporate the flour into the butter in a small bowl.’
- ‘Do not let the sauce boil or the beurre manié will separate out.’
- ‘To make the beurre manié, cream the butter with a fork.’
- ‘Bring the sauce to the boil and whisk in the beurre manié little by little until the sauce reaches the consistency of double cream.’
- ‘Continue to add a teaspoon at a time of the beurre manié, consistently whisking, until the gravy is the desired consistency.’
- ‘Browned flour and beurre manié are explained on the other side of this sheet.’
- ‘Off heat, whisk in the beurre manié, then simmer for 2 minutes as the sauce thickens lightly.’
- ‘To make beurre manié mash together 2 tablespoons of room temperature unsalted butter with 2 tablespoons of flour until a paste.’
- ‘The sauce must come to a simmer before the beurre manié will start to thicken the liquid.’
French, literally ‘worked butter’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.