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1A flat round cake of pastry or bread.
- ‘Do not place in the lowest slot or the bottom of the galette will burn before the topping is done.’
- ‘Do not remove the galette from the oven too soon; it should be very well cooked, from 65 to 75 minutes at 400 degrees.’
- ‘Moist tangerine-olive-oil cake is her mother's winning recipe; a rustic galette is short on sugar, big on natural fruit flavor.’
- ‘The person who finds the fève in their slice of galette becomes the King or Queen for the night, chooses a consort and is given a paper crown.’
- ‘Dust the edges of galette with powdered sugar if desired.’
- ‘Few things are as sweet as our belle, Brooke Parkhurst, unless of course, you've tasted her fruit galettes.’
- ‘Judi was more adventurous, with her substantial goat's cheese and asparagus galette benefiting from the addition of a sweet-pepper purée.’
- ‘Dessert was Suncrest peach galette with mulberry ice cream.’
- ‘The name Breizoz reflects the Celtic origin of the galette and crêpe, as well as the modern setting for this crêperie.’
- ‘It seems like a lot of work, but thing of all the wonderful pies, tarts, and galettes you'll get to try along the way!’
- ‘As a cake, a galette is made of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs in infinite variations, or simply of puff pastry.’
- ‘But more recently, the favor in the finest galettes has been made of fine china, decorated with flowers, texts or other themes.’
- ‘I made an apple galette today and it finally tasted as good as they taste in France.’
- 1.1A savory pancake made from potatoes or buckwheat.
- ‘This wine was a perfect choice for the main course, a combination of capon and lamb loin, topped on pumpkin and potato galette, accompanied with a red port wine reduction.’
- ‘Because it was very nutritious and cheap, it used to be widely consumed, and people would drink it as a snack, or to accompany a meal of potatoes or buckwheat galettes.’
- ‘The buckwheat pancakes and galettes of Brittany, and the blinis of E. Europe, can also be regarded as forms of griddle bread.’
- ‘When made from buckwheat flour it is called a galette, and may feature eggs, ham, mushrooms, bacon, etc.’
- ‘Unmold and serve the galettes warm, as a side to game or roasted meat, or as the centerpiece of a salad.’
- ‘Slide the galettes off the pan and onto a serving plate.’
- ‘We taste a wide range of our kitchen-tested dishes with wines from all around the West to bring you exciting, seasonal pairings - and then we give you the recipes, like the smoked salmon galette and roast chicken with mushrooms here.’
- ‘Buckwheat (sarrasin in French) has always occupied a very special place in the ‘cereal’ section of my heart - no doubt because of the fabulous galettes de sarrasin (savory crêpes) we used to eat in Brittany.’
- ‘She brought us over a bag of blé noir and I tried to make some galettes for Shrove Tuesday.’
- ‘Similarly, cheese can be used in myriad ways, from a simple quiche to a puff-pasty galette with herbs and goat's cheese, or a roast vegetable and pecorino pizza.’
- ‘Tastes diverged with the Loughnanes' honey coated black pudding with a potato and Parmesan galette for €5.’
- ‘I have cooked the galettes in a small black iron pan but you could also use a non-stick pan.’
- ‘Only when the venison and its wild mushroom galette and red wine sauce had disappeared did the banter resume.’
- ‘Plain crêpes & galettes from Brittany are suitable for dessert or main dish.’
- ‘If you are making ham and cheese galettes, drop the filling on the batter and fold in two.’
- ‘Cover the skillet and cook the potatoes over low heat until the bottom of the galette is crisp and the potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes.’
- ‘The latter are made from wheat flour, milk and eggs while galettes are simply buckwheat flour with a little salt and water.’
French, from Old French galet pebble.
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