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[mass noun] The curly endive (see endive (sense 1))‘a salad of frisée, bacon, and rabbit confit’→ endive
- ‘It was only a little haddock fishball with a leaf or two of frisée.’
- ‘The city is full of restaurants run by ambitious former sous chefs who have managed to charm a couple of backers with their ability to pile up some frisée and lamb chops in a gravity-challenging piece of edible architecture.’
- ‘But for my American palate, the combination of endive and frisée was too unrelentingly bitter.’
- ‘Instead of ketchup, there's tomato compote on top, along with frisée and a smear of fresh mayonnaise.’
- ‘Aside from dipping them in salt, I thinly slice radishes and toss them with coarse frisée, toasted hazelnuts and hazelnut oil; a terrific salad served with a round of fresh or aged goat cheese.’
French, from chicorée frisée curly endive.
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