beurre noir


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beurre noir

n.
Butter cooked over low heat until it has turned dark brown.

[French : beurre, butter + noir, black.]

beurre noir

(ˈbɜr ˈnwɑr)

n.
a sauce of browned butter, often flavored with vinegar and capers or herbs.
[1855–60; < French: literally, black butter]
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son acolyte l'a giflee avant de l'expedier par terre, avec un oeil au beurre noir.
Ils nous ont mis comme un oeil au beurre noir ce soir", a declare le coach bavarois Jupp Heynckes.
with a little beurre noir sauce mainly composed of diluted vinegar and lemon, a very little butter, and plenty of chopped parsley.
What Galatoire's refers to as a ``meuniere butter'' is really a beurre noir (``black butter'') or beurre noisette (``nut-brown butter'').