eggs Benedict
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: probably from the name Benedict Date: 1898 poached eggs and broiled ham placed on toasted halves of English muffin and covered with hollandaise

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  • Eggs Benedict — ist ein amerikanisches Frühstücksgericht aus pochierten Eiern auf halbierten englischen Muffins mit einer Scheibe gekochtem Schinken oder Frühstücksspeck und Sauce Hollandaise. Zur Entstehungsgeschichte der Eggs Benedict gibt es zwei Varianten:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eggs Benedict —    Eggs Benedict is a dish of poached eggs and broiled ham placed on an English muffin and topped with hollandaise sauce. The dish is a standard in fine restaurants and is well accepted by gourmet diners. But who originated this delightful… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • eggs Benedict — ☆ eggs Benedict n. [< ?] poached eggs served over ham on a split, toasted English muffin, topped with hollandaise sauce …   English World dictionary

  • Eggs Benedict — Infobox Prepared Food name = Eggs Benedict caption = Eggs Benedict alternate name = country = region = creator = course = served = main ingredient = Eggs, English Muffin, Ham or Bacon and Hollandaise sauce variations = Multiple calories = other …   Wikipedia

  • eggs Benedict — noun toasted English muffin topped with ham and a poached egg (or an oyster) and hollandaise sauce • Hypernyms: ↑dish * * * eggs Benedict 7 [eggs Benedict] [ˌeɡz ˈbenɪdɪkt] [ˌeɡz ˈbenɪdɪkt] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • eggs Benedict — /ɛgz ˈbɛnədɪkt/ (say egz benuhdikt) plural noun poached eggs on slices of ham and toast covered with hollandaise sauce. {named after Commodore EC Benedict, 1834–1920, American banker and yachtsman, who invented the dish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • eggs Benedict — (sometimes l.c.) a dish consisting of toast or toasted halves of English muffin covered with a thin slice of fried or broiled ham, poached eggs, and a topping of hollandaise sauce. [1925 30; allegedly after a patron of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel… …   Universalium

  • eggs Benedict — noun a dish consisting of slices of English muffins with poached eggs, ham or bacon and hollandaise sauce …   Wiktionary

  • eggs Benedict — plural noun a dish consisting of poached eggs and sliced ham on toast, covered with hollandaise sauce. Origin orig. US: origin uncertain …   English new terms dictionary

  • Benedict — most commonly refers to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Order of Saint Benedict and thereby of Western monasticism. It may also may refer to:Peopleaints*Benedict of Aniane *Benedict Biscop *Benedict the Bridge Builder, also known as… …   Wikipedia

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