"Är det grädde i såsen?"
Translation:Is there cream in the sauce?
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- Is that cream in the sauce?
- Is there cream in the sauce?
Which sentence a native English speaker would use depends on the scenario/context.
If you are tasting the sauce at table, and you turn to the hostess/cook, you might just a s likely say 1 as 2.
But if you are away from the dining room, driving in a car together, and your friend says, "I have a new recipe for white sauce," you will respond with 2 rather than 1.
No. "Grädde" is a dairy product. "Kräm" is either some kind of thick liquid for medical purposes (for example, tooth paste = tandkräm and sunscreen = solkräm) or the Swedish word for kissel, a kind of dessert made from fruit or berry juice thickened with starch, served (in Sweden at least) cold with milk and eaten with a spoon.
We have many sauces with cream in Poland, but we'd rather use sour cream. :)
mushroom sauce with sour cream https://www.google.pl/search?q=sos+grzybowy+ze+%C5%9Bmietan%C4%85&client=firefox-b&biw=1024&bih=611&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjm2NXt8b_QAhXIJSwKHdCaDEQQ_AUIBigB
The juice that comes out of meat while it's being cooked is called "sky" (pronounced with a ch- sound, not a hard k like the English "sky"). The closest equivalent to gravy as a sauce would probably be brunsås (brown sauce) which Wikipedia tells me is made by mixing said meat gravy with broth, spices, and flour.
"Brown sauce" doesn't sound appetizing, lol!
Thank you for this! Yes, meat juices (cooked, of course) mixed with broth, spices, and flour is gravy.
I just realized what I want to make for dinner. :D
sky = meat juices
brunsås = gravy
Gravy is just the sauce - meat juices mixed with usually salt and pepper, flour or corn starch, and broth.
"Grädde" can mean both the kind of cream you cook with (like in this case) or whipped cream, depending on context. However, if you want to specify whipped cream, you can use "vispgrädde" (which can also mean whipping cream, as in the kind of cream you MAKE whipped cream with, but it'll probably be assumed you're talking about already whipped cream unless you're talking about a recipe).
I've read above that "grädde" is a dairy, which makes me curious. What would you call soy cream? The one that is used instead of dairy cream in vegan meals for exemple. And while I'm at it: is there a swedish word for "dairy"? Being lactose intolerant, I think this could be useful for me to know in the future... ^^" ahah