( oh nah-too-REHL) French: as in nature; the French commonlyuse it as a cooking term, referring to plainly-cooked food; Americans and the British use the term to mean "naked."
completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
Plainly cooked. Baine marie - A container placed in heated water to gently warm the food within. A baine marie is traditionally used for preparing delicate items such as custards, mousses and other foods that need to be gently warmed without scorching, burning or curdling.