Definition of mache in English:

mache

noun

  • another term for lamb's lettuce
    • ‘To finish the salad, in a large bowl, toss together the mushrooms, sweetbreads, and tuna, mache with some of the vinaigrette.’
    • ‘Chervil, endive, escarole, kale, mache (also called corn salad), and mild mustards, such as mizuna, add flavor but not spice.’
    • ‘By then, overwintered and newly seeded greens will be sprouting; try sowing some cilantro, spinach, mustard and mache this year.’
    • ‘For a mild mix, combine familiar types of leaf lettuce with greens such as mizuna, purslane, mache and chervil.’
    • ‘Toss the mache, frisée, and celery leaves in the passion fruit vinaigrette and place around the scallops.’
    • ‘When temperatures top 80 [degrees], mache wants to bolt (go to seed).’
    • ‘Fall-planted spinach, cilantro, kale, wild arugula and mache love the warmth and the spring rains.’
    • ‘The simple mache salad alone would have been a better backdrop on which to serve this flavoursome duck.’
    • ‘Unlike spinach, mache is low in oxalic acid, which interferes with calcium absorption.’
    • ‘Drizzle some parsley sauce over the dish and garnish with mache flowers and arugula blossoms.’
    • ‘I'm dreaming of a green winter: Rows of kale, mache, lettuce and spinach in the winter fieldhouse.’
    • ‘Arrange garlic, salsify and artichokes on other side and serve cardoons and mache on separate plate.’
    • ‘Remove from the heat, return to the prepared sheet pans, and sprinkle with mache.’
    • ‘Until recently, mache - also known as lamb's lettuce or corn salad and a longtime staple in France - could be found here mainly in tony restaurants and upscale markets.’
    • ‘Set some quenelles of steak tartare around the dish and set some mache in the center.’
    • ‘Set three of the clams on top of the salt and garnish with the mache.’
    • ‘We chose spinach, mache (also called corn salad), arugula, tatsoi and a few other greens to plant.’
    • ‘Drizzle with lemon juice and garnish with Thai basil, mache and dill sprigs.’
    • ‘Brennan writes, ‘Extremely versatile, mache can be used as a primary ingredient in soups, pastas, stuffings and sandwiches.’’

Origin

Late 17th century (originally as the anglicized plural form maches): from French mâche.

Pronunciation

mache

/mɑːʃ/