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Encyclopedia > Tartar sauce
Chicken with tartar sauce
Chicken with tartar sauce

Tartar sauce or tartare sauce is a thick white sauce made from mayonnaise and finely chopped pickled cucumber, capers, onions (or chives), and fresh parsley. Chopped hard-boiled eggs, olives, and horseradish are sometimes added, and dijon mustard is often used as an emulsifier if the mayonnaise is made from scratch. It is frequently used to season fried seafood dishes. It can also be made by mixing commercially produced relish and mayonnaise. Vinegar can be added for a sharper flavor. The sauce is typically of a rough consistency. Image File history File linksMetadata Chicken_with_tartar_sauce. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Chicken_with_tartar_sauce. ... For other uses, see Sauce (disambiguation). ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see Mayonaise (song). ... A deli pickle. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1753 For Australian native Capparis spinosa ssp nummularia, see Caperbush. ... For the parody newspaper, see The Onion. ... Binomial name Allium schoenoprasum L. Chives (Allium schoenoprasum), is the smallest species of the onion family[1] Alliaceae, native to Europe, Asia and North America[2]. They are referred to only in the plural, because they grow in clumps rather than as individual plants. ... This article is about the herb. ... For the Italian political alliance see Olive Tree, and the color, olive (color). ... Binomial name P.G. Gaertn. ... Dijon ( , IPA: ) is a city in eastern France, the préfecture (administrative capital) of the Côte-dOr département and of the Bourgogne région. ... Mustard on bread. ... A. Two immisicible liquids, not emulsified; B. An emulsion of Phase B dispersed in Phase A; C. The unstable emulsion progressively separates; D. The surfactant (purple outline) positions itself on the interfaces between Phase A and Phase B, stabilizing the emulsion An emulsion is a mixture of two immiscible (unblendable... Spaghetti with seafood (Spaghetti allo scoglio). ... For other uses, see Relish (disambiguation). ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see Mayonaise (song). ... Vinegar is sometimes infused with spices or herbs—as here, with oregano. ... This article is about flavor as a sensory impression. ...


Tartar sauce is not to be confused with cream of tartar, which is the potassium salt of tartaric acid. Cream of tartar is the potassium salt of tartaric acid, KHC4H4O6. ... General Name, symbol, number potassium, K, 19 Chemical series alkali metals Group, period, block 1, 4, s Appearance silvery white Standard atomic weight 39. ... For other uses, see Salt (disambiguation). ... Tartaric acid is a white crystalline organic acid. ...


The name derives from the Tatars, a Turkic people who live primarily in Russia. The sauce was not, however, invented by the Tatars but the French, who served it as a condiment for steak tartare. Tartar sauce is very commonly spelled "tartare" in many European countries as well as Australia and New Zealand. This is based on the original French term sauce tartare as the word "tartare" is always spelled with an "e" whether it is masculine or feminine. This article is about the people. ... This article is about the various peoples speaking one of the Turkic languages. ... Steak tartare with egg, capers and onions Steak tartare is a meat dish made from finely chopped or ground raw beef. ...


External links

  • An explanation of the name's origin, from The Straight Dope
  • A recipe at Delia Smith's Deliaonline.com
  • A definition at Allrecipes.com

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The Straight Dope Mailbag: What do steak tartare, tartar sauce, and dental tartar have in common?
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Steak tartare, as it is known today in its French appellation, was not always the, uh, gourmet meal of raw minced beefsteak mixed with egg and seasoning that it is now.
Tartar sauce, or as the French refer to it, sauce tartare, consists of mayonnaise, mustard, chives, chopped gherkins, and tarragon, according to C. Owen’s “Choice Cooking,”, circa 1889.
The tartar you see mentioned on your Ultrabright tube is referring to the deposits of calcium phosphate from your very own saliva, which tends to harden or concrete on your teeth.
MASTERFOODS : Products : Sauces (550 words)
MASTERFOODS Lite Tartare Sauce is a full flavoured, rich, creamy tartare sauce, but with 70% less oil than standard tartare sauce, so it's lower in fat.
MASTERFOODS Tartare Sauce is made to a traditional recipe blending rich, creamy mayonnaise, specially selected finely chopped vegetables and spices.
Tartare Sauce is the perfect complement to all fish and seafoods, served hot or cold.
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