beurre noisette

beurre noisette

[bur nwah-zet; French bœr nwa-zet]
noun French Cookery.
a sauce of butter cooked until golden or nut brown, sometimes flavored with capers, vinegar, herbs, etc.

Origin:
< French: literally, butter the color of a hazelnut

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beurre noisette

noun
clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with vinegar or lemon juice and capers [syn: brown butter
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