amuse-bouche


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a·muse-bouche

 (ə-myo͞oz′bo͞osh′)
n. pl. a·muse-bouches (-bo͞osh′) or amuse-bouche
A complimentary, bite-sized portion of food served before a meal or between courses in a restaurant.

[French : amuse, third person present indicative of amuser, to amuse (from Old French, to cause to muse; see amuse) + bouche, mouth (from Latin bucca, cheek).]

amuse-bouche

(amyzbuʃ)
n
(Cookery) an appetizer before a meal
[from French amuser amuse, gratify + bouche mouth]

amuse-bouche

, amuse-guele - Amuse-bouche and amuse-guele both mean literally "something to please the mouth," and both refer to an appetizer or pre-meal tidbit.
See also related terms for please.
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With the tasting menu, Joe displays his immense skills, from the complimentary amuse-bouche - a modern take on pea soup - to the cheeses (Marmite butter, anyone?
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In addition to sensational Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, each round of tastings will be accompanied by an amuse-bouche to enhance the flavours of each sample.
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I got a fair sense of what he means after a bite of his amuse-bouche - a macaron chaat replete with hung yoghurt, lime powder, onions, coriander roots and all the seasoning, niftily presented on a miniature cycle rickshaw.
To set the culinary mood, there's always an amuse-bouche for you to nibble on while looking at the menu and wine list.
Here for a recently introduced tasting menu, our experience begins with a selection of amuse-bouche.