congee


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con·gee 1

 (kŏn′jē′, -zhē′)
n.
Variant of congé.

con·gee 2

 (kŏn′jē)
n.
A traditional Asian rice porridge.

[Tamil kañci.]

congee

(ˈkɒndʒiː) or

conjee

n
(Cookery) a gruel of boiled rice and water
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to prepare (something) in a conjee

con•gé

(ˈkɒn ʒeɪ, -dʒeɪ, kɔ̃ˈʒeɪ)

n.
1. leave-taking; farewell.
2. permission to depart.
3. sudden dismissal.
4. a bow or obeisance.
5. a concave architectural molding.
[1695–1705; < French; see congee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congee - a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
gruel - a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
2.congee - (architecture) a concave moldingcongee - (architecture) a concave molding  
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
3.congee - formal permission to depart; "he gave me his conge"
permission, permit, license - the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
4.congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Verb1.congee - depart after obtaining formal permission; "He has congeed with the King"
take leave, quit, depart - go away or leave
2.congee - perform a ceremonious bow
bow, bow down - bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
References in classic literature ?
My daughter Rebecca, so please your Grace,'' answered Isaac, with a low congee, nothing embarrassed by the Prince's salutation, in which, however, there was at least as much mockery as courtesy.
It is the local alternative to the Japanese rice and is also good for congee, arroz caldo and champorado.
Regional breakfasts will also be served including Chicken Congee for Far Eastern routes and an Indian option featuring: Idli Shanna, Sambhar, upma and dosa.
I'll travel miles for fried rice, congee or coconut rice pudding.
This section offers other delightful plates that include nasi goring, rice congee, lemongrass sea bass and Thai chicken with cashew nuts.
Order a Hong Kong favourite, including congee, wonton noodles or roast meat with rice.
A long time ago Ah Hui had been a glutton, like children in her hungry generation, but today she lives on a strict diet of boiled eggs, steamed carrots, congee, and the occasional hawker dish.
Popular dishes are dim sum, rice rolls, lotus leaf ice, turnip cakes, buns, congee porridge and stir fried green vegetables and soups
The dishes will have a Malaysian influence and include Congee, a dish combining coconut rice with robata grilled chicken, crispy anchovies, salted egg, pickled lettuce and peanuts.
Almost reminiscent of breakfast fare done gourmet, this warm and tasty dish was a fusion of porridge, congee, breakfast cereal with the perfect yolk folded in its creaminess.
Spoon the mixture into four heatproof ramekins, then sprinkle 2 tablespoons caster/granulated sugar evenly over the surface of each congee brulee.
caraMel peach congee brulee (Serves 4) "THE triple comfort whammy of musky rice, creamy coconut and floral vanilla mediates with the fragrant freshness of the peach beautifully in this dish.