One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of food or drink) made or produced by the establishment in which it is sold, rather than by an external supplier.‘specialties include house-made sausage and hamburger made with grass-fed beef’‘we tried some incredible house-made limoncello infused with rhubarb’
- ‘In addition to hot buttered rum, Oliver's makes a hot buttered brandy with house-made batter.’
- ‘At dessert time, choose the house-made gelato.’
- ‘We also gave high marks to the house-made liverwurst accompanied by horseradish mustard.’
- ‘Dolich makes his franks from pork and beef, and serves them on brioche buns baked by pastry chef and chef de cuisine Ellen Jackson, with house-made ketchup alongside.’
- ‘The poached pear is very nice, as is the house-made tiramisu when it is fresh.’
- ‘An offbeat purée of smoked eggplant and fennel is haunting stuff, to be eaten on crackly house-made croutons.’
- ‘And why not have your Red Rockets ($4.95) with house-made onion rings ($3.95)?’
- ‘For dessert, we eat a superb house-made dark chocolate ganache cake ($6.50).’
- ‘The house-made flavored vodkas are another highlight, changing with the seasons.’
- ‘We also loved the house-made cannoli ($6), three miniatures with chocolate, caramel and pistachio ricotta fillings.’
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