Sous Vide Definition

so͝o vēd
noun
The cooking of various ingredients in a plastic pouch.
American Heritage
The definition of a sous vide is a cooking method that consists of sealing food in an airtight plastic bag and and placing it in a water bath in a vacuum environment for a long period of time.
An example of sous vide is cooking a steak in a plastic bag in a vacuum cooker.
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adverb

Alternative form of sous-vide.

Wiktionary

Describing a method of cooking, intended to maintain the integrity of ingredients, in which food is heated in airtight bags for an extended period of time at relatively low, but tightly controlled temperatures.

Wiktionary
verb
To cook in this manner.
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Origin of Sous Vide

  • French in a vacuum, vacuum-packed sous under vide vacuum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French sous (“under") + vide (“vacuum")

    From Wiktionary

  • French sous-vide, "under vacuum".

    From Wiktionary

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