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- ‘thick onion soup gratiné’another term for au gratin
- ‘With them was boiled green pawpaw and a christophene gratinée.’
- ‘A gratinée is ideal for a late supper.’
- ‘All this was served atop a gratinée of small Gaspé shrimp, infinitely thin noodles and a hint of Thai spice.’
- ‘Only a couple of hours before the guests are expecting to eat, he and his co-chef are calmly slicing peeled, vine-ripened tomatoes for the tomato and Parmesan gratinée tartlets.’
- ‘Now it's time for dinner, a gratinée made with our first harvest of spinach, eggs, cream, swiss cheese.’
French, past participle of gratiner cook au gratin.
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