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blanch in Cooking topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblanchblanch /blɑːntʃ $ blæntʃ/ verb  1 [transitive]DFC to put vegetables, fruit, or nuts into boiling water for a short time Blanch the peaches and remove the skins.2 [intransitive] literaryCOLOUR/COLOR to become pale because you are frightened or shocked Patrick visibly blanched.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
blanchThen, obsessively, she went back to blanching her face.Chop zest and blanch in boiling water to cover for 5 minutes.Four or five weeks more, and that greater snow would blanch the hedgerows.A gun boomed; then another, blanching the sky to the south.Blanch the spinach for 30 seconds.