Braise vs Baste - What's the difference?

braise | baste |


As a verb braise

is .

As a noun baste is

.

braise

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .Alain Rey, ed., Dictionnaire historique de la langue fran├žaise , s.v. "braise" (Paris: Le Robert, 2006).

Noun

(en noun)
  • A method of joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal. Similar to but distinct from welding in that the filler is melted but not the metal being joined.
  • (brazing)

    Verb

    (brais) (wikipedia braise)
  • (cooking) To cook in a small amount of liquid, in a covered pan. Somewhere between steaming and boiling.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • ; the sea bream.
  • Synonyms
    * becker

    References

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    baste

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To sew with long or loose stitches, as for temporary use, or in preparation for gathering the fabric.
  • * {{quote-news, year=1991, date=June 14, author=J.F. Pirro, title=Custom Work, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=He bastes the coat together with thick white thread almost like string, using stitches big enough to be ripped out easily later. }}

    Etymology 2

    .

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
  • (by extension) To coat over something
  • * {{quote-news, year=2001, date=April 20, author=Peter Margasak, title=Almost Famous, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=Ice Cold Daydream" bastes the bayou funk of the Meters in swirling psychedelia, while "Sweet Thang," a swampy blues cowritten with his dad, sounds like something from Dr. John's "Night Tripper" phase. }}
  • To mark (sheep, etc.) with tar.
  • Etymology 3

    Perhaps from the cookery sense of baste or from some Scandinavian source. Compare (etyl) (whence (etyl) ). Compare also (etyl) and (etyl)

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
  • * Samuel Pepys
  • One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters.

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