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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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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.
The 60 drums used at the Giant Playroom have among them Djembe Drums, Conga Drums from Cuba and Timbales.
Nunca habia encontrado ese eco tan brocado y al que esperaba con fe; hasta que el otro dia, visitando de nuevo el Alcazar de Segovia, y en una de las habitaciones bajas que el incendio no arruino, oi los timbales de los timbaleros de aquel tiempo, y un eco fijo y claro de: <<Vivan los Reyes Catolicos
Highlights include Incident At Neshabur and Sanctuary but the thunder of the mainmen is stolen by veteran Santana percussionists Armando Peraza and Jose Chepito Areas, whose bongos and timbales combine with Leon Ndugu Chancler's virtuoso drumming.
DownBeat magazine, the jazz bible, labeled War's music, which was often spiced with timbales and other forms of Latin percussion, ``a godsend .
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