\ ˈfōⁿ \
plural fonds\ ˈfōⁿ(z) \
Definition of Fond (3/3)
1: small particles of browned food and especially meat that adheres to the bottom of a cooking pan and are used especially in making sauces after searing the steak.
Example: We noted the amount of fond (the residue of browned meat that sticks to the pan), which can be deglazed for a rich, flavorful pan sauce.— Garth Clingingsmith
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