creme fraiche

crème fraîche

[krem fresh, kreem; French krem fresh]
noun French Cookery.
slightly fermented cream that has been thickened by lactic acids and natural fermentation.

Origin:
< French: literally, fresh cream

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crème fraîche (ˈkrɛm ˈfrɛʃ)
 
n
thickened and slightly fermented cream
 
[French, literally: fresh cream]

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