chiffonade
noun Etymology: French chiffonnade, from chiffonner to crumple, from chiffon Date: 1877 shredded or finely cut vegetables or herbs used especially as a garnish

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  • chiffonade — food preparation technique, 1877, from Fr. chiffonade, from chiffon (see CHIFFON (Cf. chiffon)) + ADE (Cf. ade). In reference to the condition of the leafy stuff after it is so treated …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chiffonade — A demonstration of the chiffonade technique, using sage leaves Chiffonade (French pronunciation: [ʃi.fɔ.nad]) is a cooking technique in which herbs or leafy green vegetables (such as spinach and basil) are cut into long, thin strips. This is …   Wikipedia

  • Chiffonade — Una demostración de la técnica chiffonade, utilizando hojas de Salvia La Chiffonade (en español a veces como chifonada) es una técnica culinaria de corte empleada para cortar con un cuchillo ciertas verduras de grandes hojas en tiras alargadas… …   Wikipedia Español

  • chiffonade — /shif euh nayd , nahd /, adj. a mixture of finely cut vegetables, herbs, or the like, for use in soups, salads, etc. [1875 80; < F; see CHIFFON, ADE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiffonade — noun A culinary preparation of herbs or leafy vegetables cut into long, thin ribbons …   Wiktionary

  • Chiffonade — Chif|fo|na|de [ʃɪfo ...], die; , n [frz. chiffonnade] (Kochk.): als Suppeneinlage verwendetes in feine Streifen geschnittenes Gemüse …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Chiffonade — Chif|fo|na|de [ʃifo...] die; , n <zu fr. chiffonner (vgl. ↑chiffonieren) u. ↑...ade> in feine Streifen geschnittenes Gemüse, als Suppeneinlage verwendet …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chiffonade —    (shih foh NAHD) [French, from chiffon: a rag] A mixture of greens or herbs sliced in fine ribbons, used in soups or salads …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • chiffonade — [ˌʃɪfə nα:d] (also chiffonnade) noun (plural same) a preparation of shredded or finely cut leaf vegetables, used as a garnish for soup. Origin Fr., from chiffonner to crumple …   English new terms dictionary

  • chiffonade — chif·fo·nade …   English syllables

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