This method of cooking is called sous-vide.
An example of sous vide is cooking a steak in a plastic bag in a vacuum cooker.
Origin of sous videFrench in a vacuum, vacuum-packed sous under vide vacuum
- (usually used attributively) Any method of cooking and packaging food in a vacuum.
- Alternative form of sous-vide.
(third-person singular simple present sous-vides, present participle sous-viding, simple past and past participle sous-vided)
- To cook in this manner.