Definition of Bain-marie

1. Noun. 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.

Generic synonyms: Pan



Definition of Bain-marie

1. Noun. in cooking, a large pan containing hot water, into which other smaller pans are set in order to cook food slowly, or to keep food warm ¹

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bain-marie (current term)
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Literary usage of Bain-marie

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1. Food and feeding by Henry Thompson (1898)
"... by thermometer during process of boiling—System of slow cooking at low temperatures—The " Bain Marie "—Captain Warren's pot—The Norwegian cooker—Boiling ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"The bain marie is used in order to prevent the grease becoming too In ... Bain Marie. give more satisfactory products by maceration; while violet and ..."

3. The Dictionary of Photography for the Amateur and Professional Photographer by Edward John Wall (1902)
"Bain Marie. A water bath, similar in principle to the ordinary glue pot. Balance, for weighing. See WEIGHING AND MEASURING. ..."

4. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"Practically, however, this heat is a good way below the boiling point; and it is a mistake to suppose that the same bain marie will at once do for cooking ..."

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