Puree vs Syrup - What's the difference?

puree | syrup |


As nouns the difference between puree and syrup

is that puree is puree while syrup is any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content also any viscous liquid.

puree

English

Alternative forms

* (l)

Noun

  • A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
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    Verb

  • (cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.
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    syrup

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), surp

    Noun

  • Any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content. Also any viscous liquid.
  • maple syrup
    pancake syrup
  • (Cockney rhyming slang''; ''shortened from syrup of figs ) A wig.
  • Derived terms

    * glucose syrup * golden syrup * maple syrup * palm syrup * simple syrup * sizzurp * syrup of figs * syrupy

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