One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
postpositive (of a dish) made with or accompanied by potatoes.‘potage Parmentier’
- ‘For a little more on the history of the dish, let me point you to my recipe for Duck Confit Parmentier on the Bonjour Paris website.’
- ‘The equivalent dish in France is called hachis Parmentier in honour of the man who persuaded the French to eat potatoes.’
- ‘F's Hachis Parmentier was an amazingly tasty mash of puréed potato and shredded duck served with a side of sharply dressed green frisée.’
From the name of Antoine A. Parmentier (1737–1813), the French agriculturalist who popularized the potato in France.
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