foie gras

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foie gras a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
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Usage

In literature:

And even then I didn't know whom I had there, opposite me, busy now devouring a slice of pate de foie gras.
"The Arrow of Gold" by Joseph Conrad
She thinks dogs ought not to be fed on pate de foie gras.
"Dolly Dialogues" by Anthony Hope
Des Grassins has sent me a pate-de-foie-gras truffled!
"Eugenie Grandet" by Honore de Balzac
I suppose you mean that he was too partial to asparagus and pate de foie gras, don't you?
"A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
MR. CARLYLE INVITED TO SOME PATE DE FOIE GRAS.
"East Lynne" by Mrs. Henry Wood
But think of a string of pate de foie gras sausages at a guinea a piece!
"Alarms and Discursions" by G. K. Chesterton
Or if you choose you can call it simply caviare, pate de foie gras, grapes and champagne.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
In four evenly spaced places are placed two cold dishes such as an aspic of chicken, or ham mousse, or a terrine de foie gras, or other aspic.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
I suppose you mean that he was too partial to asparagus and pate de foie gras, don't you?
"A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
Little savouries, foie-gras, or cheese fondus in paper cases are thus handed.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 355, October 16, 1886" by Various
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In news:

Protesters target restaurant serving foie gras .
The battle over the state's ban on foie gras is heating up.
Foie gras , coq a vin, and monte cristos.
Has California's Foie Gras Ban Gone Too Far.
California Foie Gras Ban Prompts French Call to Retaliate.
A political official in southern France is urging the nation's restaurants to stop serving California wines in response to the US state's ban on foie gras .
Nearly 10 years ago, the ABC7 News I-Team exposed the conditions that led to a ban on foie gras that went into effect last week.
Restaurant in San Francisco's Presidio says it can serve foie gras .
After watching sales increase over the past three weeks, a Newark-based purveyor of gourmet foods has her eye trained 3,000 miles west as California today enacts a controversial ban on the sale of foie gras .
A chocolate tasting Foie Gras dish is created at the 'Un Dimanche A Paris' store on March 17, 2011 in Paris, France.
Chefs say foie gras going strong in final days.
In the busy kitchen at Piperade in San Francisco sits the restaurant's very last pound of foie gras .
California's Foie Gras Ban Takes Effect Sunday.
You won't be able to order foie gras at California restaurants, starting July 1st.
So Long Foie Gras , Crawfish Boil, Outdoor Movies Galore, Vegan Pizza Day.
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