One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small seasoned ball of pounded fish or meat.
- ‘Form the mixture into egg-shaped quenelles using two dessertspoons.’
- ‘Top with a lobster tail tip, and a quenelle of sevruga caviar.’
- ‘Old habits die hard and last night I served up sardine quenelles with a Chard salad.’
- ‘Pike is best known for the classical French preparation of quenelles de broche and for the Scandinavian where it is smoked.’
- ‘Use two spoons to form quenelles from the batter, carefully dropping each into the simmering water.’
- ‘Form into 12 quenelles and place on a half sheet pan.’
- ‘Pipe some avocado purée on top, arrange a small quenelle of caviar in the center, and drizzle some pistachio oil around the dish.’
- ‘Place salmon disk and caviar quenelle on top of egg.’
- ‘Using two teaspoons, shape the malfatti into small quenelles and gently drop them directly from the spoons into the simmering water.’
- ‘The gefilte fish of Jewish tradition is simply a quenelle of fish en gelée that is common in classical French cooking.’
- ‘Using two teaspoons, form the cheese mixture into egg-shaped quenelles and spoon into the peppers.’
- ‘Arrange six pancakes around the dish, drizzle with huckleberry syrup, and top each with a quenelle of rabbit rillettes.’
- ‘Using a slotted spoon, remove quenelles once they rise to the surface, or after about two to three minutes and drain on a plate lined with a double layer of paper towels.’
- ‘Ladle some lobster consommé around the dish, place a quenelle of salpicon on top of the flan, and garnish with chervil.’
- ‘The quenelles will remain in the fryer and can be fished out using a spider or a fryer basket once finished.’
- ‘Set some quenelles of steak tartare around the dish and set some mache in the center.’
- ‘Top each portion of fish with a caviar quenelle and sprinkle with chives.’
- ‘Culinary relativism is no longer an excuse for preferring gefilte fish to seafood quenelles.’
- ‘There they drink a ton of excellent wine, eat the most exquisite shellfish-stuffed quenelles, and take a cab home.’
- ‘To finish the dish, using two soup spoons, form 12 quenelles with the reserved mushrooms and set aside.’
French, probably from Alsatian German Knödel.
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