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 (tĭm′bəl, tĭm-bäl′, tăm-)
1. A custardlike dish of cheese, chicken, fish, or vegetables baked in a drum-shaped pastry mold.
2. The pastry mold in which this food is baked.

[French, timbal, mold; see timbal.]


(tæmˈbɑːl; French tɛ̃bal)
1. (Cookery) a mixture of meat, fish, etc, in a rich sauce, cooked in a mould lined with potato or pastry
2. (Cookery) a plain straight-sided mould in which such a dish is prepared
[C19: from French: kettledrum]


(ˈtɪm bəl; Fr. tɛ̃ˈbal)

n., pl. -bales (-bəlz; Fr. -ˈbal)
1. a preparation, as of minced meat, fish, or vegetables, in a custardlike sauce, baked in a small cylindrical mold.
2. a small pastry shell usu. filled with a similar preparation.
[1815–25; < French: literally, kettledrum]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timbale - individual serving of minced e.g. meat or fish in a rich creamy sauce baked in a small pastry mold or timbale shell
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.timbale - small pastry shell for creamy mixtures of minced foods
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
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Spanglish Fly recaptures the high-flying spirit of Boogaloo in its lively performance featuring wurlitzer and brass, funky bass, congas and timbales, and more.
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The quintet of virtuoso musicians is made up of Bruno BUhmer Camacho from Colombia on piano, Kilian Forster from Germany on bass, Tim Hahn from Germany on drums, Alexis Herrera Estevez from Cuba on timbales and bongos and Elio Rodriguez Luis from Cuba on congas.
Egg&smoked salmon timbales (Serves 4) Ingredients: 175g (6oz) smoked salmon, cut into thin strips, 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly ground black pepper, 3 eggs, 150ml (1/4 pint) double cream, Melba toast to serve (optional) Method: Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4.
She has a daily routine of practicing drums and timbales to perfect her craft.
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