Definition of girolle in US English:



  • A chanterelle mushroom.

    as modifier ‘roasted leg of wild rabbit in a girolle sauce’
    • ‘Deeply trendy, urban cuisine features the likes of rack of lamb with caramelised endives and steamed halibut with girolles, spring leeks, white wine and cream.’
    • ‘There is also a Menu Gourmand featuring onion ice cream with balsamic vinegar, and roasted Bresse pigeon with girolles and baby onion.’
    • ‘My dining companion and I elected to begin with foie gras ballottine with truffled cauliflower and white peach soup, and rump of veal with pickled girolles, green leaf salad, tomato and tarragon dressing.’
    • ‘We added another dimension by rolling out brioche mix like a piece of shortcrust and adding some wonderful girolle mushrooms and then rolling it up like a swiss roll.’
    • ‘Wild mushrooms, such as chanterelles or girolles, taste delicious cooked with egg.’
    • ‘Add the girolles and cook for 2 minutes.’
    • ‘My favourite wild mushrooms are ceps and chanterelles or girolles.’
    • ‘My mission is to make one of his signature dishes - a cappuccino of haricots blancs with sauteed girolles and grated truffle - and get an insight into the bad-boy of British haute cuisine.’
    • ‘There was a very cute pumpkin and girolle soup.’
    • ‘Angela invites me to spend a day at the Connaught where I am allowed to gut partridges, prep beef and veal fillets and trim girolles.’
    • ‘No rolled loin of lamb with grain mustard, crisp pancetta and girolle mushrooms for me, then.’
    • ‘Everything was food and I had my calendar and my own secret maps; I knew where the morels would be, the girolles, or the petit gris.’
    • ‘This was perfectly cooked medium rare, the earthy girolles working well with the breadth of truffle and quality meat.’
    • ‘The waiter announced with the stunned air of a man imparting news of a bereavement that due to a problem with supplies, the girolle mushrooms on the menu were in fact morels.’
    • ‘Tender, succulent and with its subtle flavour enhanced by girolles and foie gras, it was served just as it should be.’
    • ‘It changes monthly and features dishes such as roast monkfish with girolles and baby leeks, and grilled free-range pork chops with bubble-and-squeak and roast carrots.’
    • ‘I love wild mushrooms and in particular, chanterelles (or girolles in French).’
    • ‘An egg is poached in a sort of creamy girolles mushroom soup, and served in a cocktail glass.’