souffle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n souffle light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Souffle (Med) A murmuring or blowing sound; as, the uterine souffle heard over the pregnant uterus.
    • n Soufflé (Cookery) A side dish served hot from the oven at dinner, made of eggs, milk, and flour or other farinaceous substance, beaten till very light, and flavored with fruits, liquors, or essence.
    • Soufflé (Ceramics) Decorated with very small drops or sprinkles of color, as if blown from a bellows.
    • Soufflé (Cookery) Filled with air by beating, and baked; as, an omelette soufflé .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n souffle In medicine, a murmuring or blowing sound.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Souffle sōō′fl a murmuring sound.
    • n Souffle sōō-flā′ a light dish, consisting of the whites of eggs, with chocolate, cheese, vanilla, &c., whisked into a creamy froth
    • adj Souffle prepared in this way
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. soufflé, p. p. of souffler, to puff

Usage

In literature:

He jabbed at his souffle with a spoon.
"The Girl on the Boat" by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
His fingers unexpectedly touched her warm skin beneath the kerchief-souffle.
"Gilian The Dreamer" by Neil Munro
Le vent de la mer Souffle dans sa trompe.
"Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation" by William Ernest Henley
Souffle is from the French and means puffed.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
As for prune souffle, he could make that easily enough.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
Butter a 3-pint dish and turn the souffle into it.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
In the meantime, let me recommend this souffle.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
And then Frau Yorvan came into the room with a souffle.
"The Princess Virginia" by C. N. Williamson
She's famous for making a carrot soufflE.
"FreeChildrenStories.com Collection" by Daniel Errico
Place it in a souffle dish, and bake it in a quick oven.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
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In news:

At Maison Giraud, the Pacific Palisades French bistro, chef-owner Alain Giraud makes a great case for the revival of the soufflé .
How physics can help you when you're making your next souffle?.
While I'm no culinary expert, I'd say that building green is remarkably like making a soufflé .
Like eggs in a soufflé that contribute flavor, protein and adhesiveness, certain building features can serve multiple functions.
Souffles can be difficult enough baked in a conventional oven.
A tomato souffle over spinach, from Resto and Rob's Bistro.
Best baked in a Charlotte mold pan (upper right) for easy removal, Zucchini Souffl é.
Soufflé should be golden brown.
Here's her lighter version of a southern classic, Sweet Potato Soufflé .
Quickly fold in the remaining whites, then scrape the soufflé batter into the prepared dish.
Jardin blends together a delicious Carrot Souffle .
Souffles will fall slightly as they cool.
Don't put too many souffles in at once.
Several hours before service, cover top of souffles with crushed amaretti.
This cross between a souffle and a pudding gets its great lemon flavor from both.
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