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A portion of food cut into short, thin strips.‘a julienne of vegetables’
- ‘Sautied juliennes of sweet peppers provide the finishing touch.’
- ‘Today's dish is a baked trout with a mussel based sauce and a julienne of vegetables.’
- ‘Put whole potatoes into this exclusive automatic conveyor, and make hundreds of julienne fries in seconds.’
- ‘Indeed, not a crumb, droplet of sauce or carrot julienne was left on our plates.’
- ‘My companion wanted pork and took the waiter's advice on the spicy pork julienne.’
Cut (food) into short, thin strips.‘to julienne squashes, cut thin peelings into strips an eighth of an inch wide’
- ‘Some shred the beetroot, some julienne it, and some cube it, while modernists whiz it in a food processor.’
- ‘Or peel and julienne it, then steam and serve it as a cooked vegetable, perhaps with a few slices of carrot added in for color.’
- ‘I pondered whether to fritter away £1.65 on one those gizmos that juliennes carrots.’
- ‘On a recently aired episode, after instructing a volunteer to julienne some vegetables, Flay jeers at her inferior knife-work, inciting the rest of the room to laugh at her expense.’
Early 18th century (originally as an adjective designating soup made of chopped vegetables, especially carrots): French, from the male given names Jules or Julien, of obscure development.
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