peach Melba(redirected from Pêche Melba)
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peach Melbaor peach melba
A dessert consisting of fresh or poached peaches and vanilla ice cream topped with raspberry sauce.
[After Dame Nellie Melbafor whom the dish was created by Auguste Escoffier at the Savoy Hotel in London in the 1890s.]
(Cookery) a dessert made of halved peaches, vanilla ice cream, and Melba sauce
[C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba]
a dessert of peach halves topped with vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce.
[1905–10; after Nellie Melba; compare earlier French pêches (à la) Melba]