New words – 10 April 2023

a pizza topped with melted cheese
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frauxmage noun [U, C]
UK /ˈfrəʊ.mæʒ/ US /ˈfroʊ.mɑːʒ/
cheese made without using any products from animals

The Mauxarella is a soft and moist frauxmage offering a mild but fulfilling taste. This frauxmage may be grated and melts beautifully in the oven to create delectable dishes like pizza and nachos.
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chaos cooking noun [U]
UK /ˈkeɪ.ɒs ˌkʊk.ɪŋ/ US /ˈkeɪ.ɑːs ˌkʊk.ɪŋ/
a style of cooking that uses different types of food that are not normally eaten together to create a dish

In a nutshell, chaos cooking is combining ingredients that typically don’t go together into a cohesive dish. It’s the latest social media trend on TikTok, the hashtag #chaoscooking has over 151 million views. For some, chaos cooking is a more “aggressive” take on fusion cuisine.
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butter candle noun [C]
UK /ˈbʌt.ə ˌkæn.dᵊl/ US /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ ˌkæn.dᵊl/
a candle made from butter which is lit so that the butter softens or melts

Late last year, we saw the first spark of interest for butter candles, but as we’ve moved into the holiday season, interest has heated back up again. Why not try one for your holiday table? A butter candle is literally a candle sculpted out of butter instead of wax. Just set it out with a big hunk of crusty bread and light the edible wick.
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