One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A concentrated stock, especially of game or fish, used as flavouring.‘oysters poached in fish fumet’count noun ‘a fumet of morels’
- ‘A good beef stock is made with meat bones, a good fish fumet (concentrated stock) needs fish bones.’
- ‘Fish and vegetable broths are more commonly called fumets, but meat may also be used.’
- ‘There is an incredible fish stock, also called fumet, that is perfect for all your recipes that require a classic fish stock.’
- ‘Turn fillets over, add mint leaves, fish fumet and butter.’
- ‘On our menu: two starters of trio des fumets ‘Sylvestre’ and duck terrine with onion marmalade.’
- ‘She still treasures homemade food - fonds and fumets - and the long, delicate preparation of cuisine cuisinee.’
- ‘If you have more than 3 cups of fumet, place the liquid in a clean saucepan and boil until reduced to 3 cups.’
- ‘Put the salmon into the fish kettle, cover it with the court bouillon or fumet and bring to the boil.’
- ‘Producing and processing fruit fumet and concentrated fruit juice is a description of the project.’
- ‘Combine the reduced fumet, wine, pastis, and mussel liquid if using, in small heavy saucepan.’
- ‘Once the major flavor ingredients have undergone any preliminary steps such as blanching, sweating, or browning, all stocks, essences, fumets, and court bouillons are prepared the same way.’
- ‘Strain and add infused liquid to the fumet.’
- ‘We are looking for manufacturer who can provide a high quality red wine fumet.’
- ‘Because of the emulsifying properties of lecithin, very thin sauces, such as a fish fumet can be used.’
- ‘If the fumet is being made in advance, let it cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate it until needed.’
- ‘The goose preserves are poached in melted fat and the bases of stocks and fumets are made in accordance with a precise scale and according to western norms.’
- ‘The company will export several tons of fumet of prickly pears to Taiwan.’
- ‘Stir in the shallots and garlic, and add the fumet.’
- ‘Describe the characteristics and quality indicators for brown stock, white stock, fumets, essences, and court bouillon’
- ‘Add enough seafood fumet until rice is covered by about 3/4 of an inch of liquid, and stir until liquid deglazes the bits from the bottom of the pan.’
Early 18th century (in the senses ‘smell of game’ and ‘game flavour’): from French, from fumer ‘to smoke’. The current sense dates from the early 20th century.
The excrement of a deer.
Late Middle English: from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French fumees ‘droppings’.
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