Smetana is the Russian word for sour cream
Other definition:
Smetana refers to the Greek soured low-fat cream (12\% butterfat) originating in Russia and Eastern Europe, now made in the west from a mixture of skimmed milk and single cream. The original Russian version was made by mixing sweet double cream and sour cream and had a much higher fat content than nowdayssabayon sauce

A French, thinner, lighter and frothier version of zabaglione made from egg yolks, sherry or rum and sugar, sometimes with whipped cream folded into the mixture. Served with fruit desserts and rich sponge puddings.

Related Articles

Liaison ■■■■■■■
Liaison is a French culinary term for ingredients that is used for thickening sauces, soups, or other . . . Read More
Sauce au beurre ■■■■■■■
Sauce au beurre : Sauce au beurre is a French sauce of hot, thick bechamel sauce with added egg yolks . . . Read More
Aioli ■■■■■■■
Aioli is a French sauce made by mixing lemon, eggs, garlic, and olive oil into a smooth, creamy mixture . . . Read More
Sirniki ■■■■■■■
Sirniki or Syrniki refers to a Russian tasty desserta small fried cake filled with farmers' cheese or . . . Read More
Blanquette de Veau ■■■■■■■
Blanquette de Veau refers to a white stew of veal. This is a classic French stew which is made from veal, . . . Read More
Appareil a bombe ■■■■■■
Appareil a bombe refers to a French filling made from egg yolks, syrup, whipped cream and flavouring, . . . Read More
Arme Ritter / Armer Ritter ■■■■■■
Arme Ritter / Armer Ritter: Arme Ritter also called Armer Ritter is the German version of French Toast, . . . Read More
Oeufs chantilly ■■■■■■
Oeufs chantilly a French term that literally means "eggs chantilly", that refers to eggs poached and . . . Read More
Sauce Fleurette ■■■■■■
Sauce Fleurette: Sauce Fleurette refers to the French Hollandaise sauce which is combined with a cream . . . Read More
Bearnaise sauce ■■■■■■
Bearnaise sauce is a classic French sauce made with a reduction of vinegar, white wine, tarragon, black . . . Read More