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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.]
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(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]
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(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]
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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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The band consists of Pedro Son Caliente on vocals, Alex Edward Rodriguez on the piano and vocals, Michalis Michael on the trumpet, Costas Challoumas on upright bass, Alejandro Gonzalez on the congas and Constandinos Paouros on the timbales.
INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 Oil 4 large slices smoked salmon big enough to line the ramekins - plus extra for covering the top For the filling: 2 good tbsp cream cheese 1tbsp plain unsweetened yoghurt or double cream 50g fresh white cooked crab meat or well drained tinned salmon 1tsp chopped fresh dill 1tsp snipped chives Seasoning to taste - remember salmon can be very salty DIRECTIONS Grease four small ramekins or timbales with oil then line each one with cling film.
The voices are outstanding, and Chepito Areas, is playing at his very best, Congas, Timbales, and Drums.
The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin and African rhythms featuring percussion instruments such as timbales and congas.
Spanglish Fly recaptures the high-flying spirit of Boogaloo in its lively performance featuring wurlitzer and brass, funky bass, congas and timbales, and more.
Ramon on drums and timbales collaborates with some wonderful talent on Primavera.
Ils ont pu alors decouvrir des instruments de musique classique comme le basson, le cor ou les timbales. Si la musique universelle figure au premier plan des programmes de ces concerts avec des oeuvres d'illustres compositeurs, une grande place est dediee aux pieces musicales de notre patrimoine.
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.