Definition of "vichyssoise" [vichyssoise]

  • A thick creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions, usually served cold. (noun)

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Use "vichyssoise" in a sentence
  • "A minor gripe, admittedly, but I've noticed, too, that the menu in any Italian full-service restaurant always spells the word 'vichyssoise' correctly."
  • "Choose bistro staples such as vichyssoise, steak frites and croque-monsieur; Blue Door greatest hits including taro root mousse ravioli and '' crabavocat '' salad (blue crab and guacamole) plus gussied-up munchies such as Kobe beef sliders with crispy pancetta and a hot-pressed duck confit medianoche."
  • "Start with vichyssoise, quiche lorraine or corn salad with palm heart, pineapple and black olives all $9 before moving on to dessert of ├ęclairs or tarts."