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bain-ma·rie

 (băn′mə-rē′)
n. pl. bains-ma·rie (băn′mə-rē′)
A large pan containing hot water in which smaller pans may be set to heat materials slowly or to keep them warm, as in cooking or chemistry.

[French, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae, bath of Maria, probably after Maria Prophetissa, an early alchemist who perhaps lived in Egypt between the first and third centuries ad.]
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bain-marie

(bɛ̃mari)
n, pl bains-marie (bɛ̃mari)
(Cookery) a vessel for holding hot water, in which sauces and other dishes are gently cooked or kept warm
[C19: from French, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae, literally: bath of Mary, inaccurate translation of Medieval Greek kaminos Marios, literally: furnace of Miriam, alleged author of a treatise on alchemy]
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bain-marie

A form of poaching in which food is placed in a container which is in turn placed into another container (the bain-marie) half full with heated water.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bain-marie - a large pan that is filled with hot waterbain-marie - a large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly
pan - shallow container made of metal
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bain-marie

[bɛ̃məˈri] N (bains-marie (pl)) → baño m de María
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Cool quickly over an iced bain marie then place in fridge.
The inspector's report also said curries were being stored at room temperature in a bain marie, which can be used to gently heat or warm food for long periods.
The property is made up of a ground floor lock-up retail unit which forms part of a larger suburban parade and includes a service area with new counter, three-pan range, drinks chiller, tiled walls, menu board, bain marie, fish fridge, fridges, CCTV system, extraction system, rear prep area with sink unit, oven, microwave, stainless steel shelving and worktops.
Once combined, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave (gently for 30 seconds until melted) or melt in a bain marie, and stir into the batter.
She has had stolen a heavy 100x 75cm grill, two Bain Marie's, a shaved ice machine, three hot plates and igloo cool boxes from the outdoor gazebo area.
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A set of these platito (for 12) from Au Bain Marie would add a shot of whimsy to the one I already have at home.
5 Place pie dish in a bain marie (a tray with some boiling water) and put in oven for 45 mins or until sauce appears up side of mash and the top is crispy and light brown.
"That afternoon we were out at their house for a BBQ and we had a small little Bain Marie I had used to keep the food warm and underneath is a tiny little container you put methylated spirits into and light it.
While the creme Anglaise mix cools, whisk the Swiss meringue ingredients over a bain marie until it reaches 65degC.
5 FILL a bain marie with warm water 1cm below the ramekin and place in the oven for 25 minutes.