liaison

Definitions

General English

Food

  • feminine A combination of ingredients used to thicken and bind soups, sauces, stews, etc. Egg yolks and cream, beurre maniĆ© and all the starch-based mixtures are typical liaisons

Information & Library Science

Travel

  • noun a thickening agent used in soups and sauces, e.g. egg yolks or flour
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