Definition of 'yolk'
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The larger yolks of duck eggs help to enrich this salad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The residual heat will thicken the egg yolk sauce to become thick and velvety. The Sun (2016)Paint the risen sides with egg yolk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or you get fried eggs with solid yolks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cover and cook the eggs until the yolks are just set. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Add the vanilla and egg yolk and whizz. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beat the remaining egg yolk with a pinch of salt and brush the edges of the pie with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add egg yolks, reserving the whites in a second mixing bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The yolks come from free-range hens, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add the egg yolks, mustard, lemon juice and a teaspoon of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place the yolks in a medium bowl and stir in the caster sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place the egg yolk and mustard in a bowl and whisk together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They had gone dark round the edges with a yellow yolk in the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Beat together the whole eggs and egg yolks in a large bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Place the whites in a large mixing bowl and add the yolks to the white sauce mixture. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Put the yolks in a mixing bowl that fits snugly over the saucepan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until the mixture turns pale and thickens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Melt butter in pan and slowly add to yolks with motor running. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Put the egg yolks in a mixing bowl and whisk in the anchovy paste. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Top each portion with a raw egg yolk. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Beat two eggs and one egg yolk and add cream and milk. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Put the egg yolks and sugar in a heatproof mixing bowl and beat together until pale. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Remove from the heat and stir in the egg yolks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Put the egg yolks in a large bowl and whisk until they begin to go a bit lighter in colour. The Sun (2013)Put into a small bowl and mix with the egg yolks, mustard and vinegar. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Place egg yolks, mustard and seasoning of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks in a large bowl then whisk in the cream mixture. The Sun (2014)Place egg yolk, mustard and vinegar in clean bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'yolk'
British English: yolk /jəʊk/ NOUN
The yolk of an egg is the yellow part in the middle.
Only the yolk contains cholesterol.
- American English: yolk
- Arabic: صَفَارُ البَيْض
- Brazilian Portuguese: gema do ovo
- Chinese: 蛋黄
- Croatian: žutanjak
- Czech: žloutek
- Danish: blomme æggeblomme
- Dutch: eierdooier
- European Spanish: yema
- Finnish: munankeltuainen
- French: jaune d’œuf
- German: Eidotter
- Greek: κρόκος
- Italian: tuorlo
- Japanese: 卵の黄身
- Korean: 노른자
- Norwegian: eggeplomme
- Polish: żółtko
- European Portuguese: gema do ovo
- Romanian: gălbenuș
- Russian: желток
- Spanish: yema
- Swedish: äggula
- Thai: ไข่แดง
- Turkish: yumurtanın sarısı
- Ukrainian: жовток
- Vietnamese: lòng đỏ trứng
Definition of yolk from the Collins English Dictionary
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