cassolette


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cassolette

(ˈkæsəˌlɛt)
n
1. a small casserole
2. a small dish in which a casserole is served
3. a perforated box or vase which emits perfume
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W Verbier has a number of restaurants including the modern W Kitchen which services traditional Swiss cuisine such as snail cassolette, beef entrecote and pan fried pike perch.
"It's a fantastic opportunity to try our new spring menu which includes new and classic French flavours - from our poulet printanier to our newly introduced cassolette de moules - which is a baked ramekin of mussels, spinach and a garlic cream sauce served with sourdough toast, a new firm favourite in our bistrot."
He pairs an egg cassolette with wild Oregon onions, morels, fiddlehead ferns and asparagus with an herbal red such as the cabernet franc-based Domaine des Roches Neuves Terre Chaudes Saumur Champigny ($45 a bottle) from the Loire Valley.
The highlight of the new menu is the Cassolette concept - slow cooked meat, poultry, fish, and cheese dishes, prepared in a cast-iron pot.
"The French take the subject so seriously they even have a word for the scent of a woman when perfume is mingled with body oil: her cassolette," he added.
The cassolette epicurienne comprised of a small, deep-fried breadcrumb basket filled with fragrant morels, wild mushrooms and a glace de viande (a powerful beef essence).
Muller, Jewels in Spain, discusses several jewels and jeweled cases which are similar in use and/or design to cultres, including a hollow (?) tubular cross described in 1503 (18), a Hispano-Moresque cassolette (23), a reliquary pendant "with two small half-doors" probably from the collection of Juana la Loca (51; cf.
(8) Scented pastilles placed in the silver insert within the middle section (only the example in Figures 3 and 4 still retains this component) released a perfume when warmed, the veilleuse thus acting as a cassolette (perfume burner).
You have no idea whether your chap fancies what the French call your normal 'cassolette' (unadorned skin scent).
On festival days this hypostyle forest was interplanted with silken trees, pages with gold barrels doused the assembled company with an incessant drizzle of rose-water, the Great Throne was set up--an upholstered podium the size of the Greta Bed of Ware, crowned by a baldaquin, all in solid gold encrusted with gems--and the Great Cassolette was erected, a three-storey tower of gold that housed thurifers stoking fires of aloes-wood and beside which the Botafumeiro of Compostela would have shrunk to a damp squib.