Definition of fromage blanc in English:

fromage blanc


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

    • ‘Meanwhile, toast 6 slices of baguette and smear with fromage blanc.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Spoon the strawberries and their juices around the fromage blanc, garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.’
    • ‘In a blender combine the yogurt, sour cream, fromage blanc, lemon juice, and lime juice with the sugar and water.’
    • ‘Pour the fromage blanc in a bowl, add the chopped shallot and parsley, the oil and vinegar, and a little salt, pepper and piment.’
    • ‘Plain or flavored yogurt, quark, cottage cheese, beaten mascarpone or ricotta could be substituted for the fromage blanc.’
    • ‘Fold fromage blanc into egg white mixture and spread over cooled pumpkin pie.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Crush them lightly with a fork till they bleed purple juice, then spoon over some of 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.’
    • ‘It's filled with what seems to be drained fromage blanc, all on an intensely green watercress coulis.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine chopped mushrooms, flour, milk, fromage blanc, eggs and porcini flour.’
    • ‘In a medium mixing-bowl, whisk together the fromage blanc and sugar.’
    • ‘There are countless recipes for tarts made from fromage blanc.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Put two halves on each plate with a dollop of fromage blanc in the cavity of each pear half.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’


French, literally white cheese.


fromage blanc

/ˌfrɒmɑːʒ ˈblɒ̃/