Definition of fromage blanc in English:

fromage blanc

noun

mass noun
  • A type of soft French cheese made from cow's milk and having a creamy sour taste.

    • ‘In a blender combine the yogurt, sour cream, fromage blanc, lemon juice, and lime juice with the sugar and water.’
    • ‘Chefs at the fancy French spas have elevated the use of fromage blanc to an art form, since it is low in calories and high in creamy flavor.’
    • ‘Given its richness, it was counterpointed not by something sweeter and even richer (as is the current Scottish inclination) but by a tart, sherbety sorbet of fromage blanc.’
    • ‘It took but a minute to confirm that Guerard had indeed added fromage blanc to his scrambled eggs before returning them to their shells and dabbing them with caviar.’
    • ‘Spoon the strawberries and their juices around the fromage blanc, garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, toast 6 slices of baguette and smear with fromage blanc.’
    • ‘Crush them lightly with a fork till they bleed purple juice, then spoon over some of the fromage blanc.’
    • ‘There are countless recipes for tarts made from fromage blanc.’
    • ‘It's filled with what seems to be drained fromage blanc, all on an intensely green watercress coulis.’
    • ‘I haven't had fromage blanc (with the appropriate sprinkling of sugar) since I was in France 7 years ago, it's one of my favourite food memories from there.’
    • ‘In a medium mixing-bowl, whisk together the fromage blanc and sugar.’
    • ‘Fold fromage blanc into egg white mixture and spread over cooled pumpkin pie.’
    • ‘I think the texture would probably be fine, but I have the feeling I would need to add more powdered sugar than with something thicker like fromage blanc or ricotta.’
    • ‘Plain or flavored yogurt, quark, cottage cheese, beaten mascarpone or ricotta could be substituted for the fromage blanc.’
    • ‘A triumph of modern French cuisine, the short but sassy menu features lobster and smoked haddock soufflé, Dover sole with smoked eel, mackerel and pomme purée and crème of fromage blanc, peanut sable and ice cream for desert.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine chopped mushrooms, flour, milk, fromage blanc, eggs and porcini flour.’
    • ‘Put two halves on each plate with a dollop of fromage blanc in the cavity of each pear half.’
    • ‘Pour the fromage blanc in a bowl, add the chopped shallot and parsley, the oil and vinegar, and a little salt, pepper and piment.’
    • ‘Add 2 or 3 tablespoonfuls of fromage blanc into a glass bowl, a spoonful of apricot jam over this and then sprinkle the grilled almonds over it.’
    • ‘I did enjoy the fromage blanc with a dollop of Nutella but we all flipped for the little croissants which when split open, oozed out a serious amount of gooey Nutella inside.’

Origin

French, literally ‘white cheese’.

Pronunciation

fromage blanc

/ˌfrɒmɑːʒ ˈblɒ̃/