peach Melba

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peach Melba

or peach melba
n.
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.]

peach Melba

n
(Cookery) a dessert made of halved peaches, vanilla ice cream, and Melba sauce
[C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba]

peach′ Mel′ba


n.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peach melba - ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
Translations

peach Melba

nPfirsich Melba m

peach melba

[ˈpiːtʃˈmɛlbə] npesche fpl melba inv