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Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

In a recipe, would "passez la cuisson" mean "strain the cooking liquid", svp?
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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

Not sure...
More context please.


passer can mean strain, but cuisson is cooking, so it wouldn't make sense.

Clair
En Deuil - 8 Nov. 16

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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

Pieces of lobster being cooked in a liquid made up of champagne, cognac and water. Then it says to remove the pieces of lobster, "passez la cuisson et faites-la réduire"

Another question please: when a recipe says ...... "en Belle-vue", what does it mean? It can be either beef or salmon.


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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

Thank you.

Yes, strain the liquid, then cook to reduce.

"en Bellevue" means there is a layer/glaze of clear jelly on the surface of the cold fish/shellfish/chicken (beef?).



Clair
En Deuil - 8 Nov. 16

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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

"Strain what you cooked"  - a passoire is a strainer, cuisson in this sense means whatever was just cooked - presumably it's a soup or broth.

 

Edit. didn't read the OP properlySmile [:)]


On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

Thank you all.
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Barrel dweller feeling distinctly peckish Stick out tongue [:P]

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
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Re: Clair or Mrs Elephant help please.

Start with Potage Rouennais, follow with Homard au Champagne, then Langue de Boeuf en Belle-vue and, to finish, Savarin à l'Orange! Still peckish?
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