ramequin


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ram·e·kin

also ram·e·quin  (răm′ĭ-kĭn)
n.
1. A small ceramic bowl used for baking and serving.
2. A dish made with cheese, eggs, and bread crumbs or unsweetened puff pastry, baked and served in such a bowl.

[French ramequin, perhaps from Dutch dialectal rammeken, toasted bread, or from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram, cream (from Middle Low German rōme).]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ramequin - a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.ramequin - a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
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A menu currently on the restaurant homepage features dishes including porc a la moutarde (lightly cured and roasted pork with sauteed spring cabbage, bacon and coarsegrain mustard) and ramequin aux champignons (baked mushroom ramekin with Gruyere cheese and Alsace bacon).
Eventually I decide on monkfish kebab while my partner chose a ramequin of moules - sorry, ramekin of mussels.
Set aside while you put four ramequins into a deep ovenproof dish, fill two-thirds of your dish with hot water and place in a preheated oven at 100C for 45 mins or until set.