• WordNet 3.6
    • n timbale small pastry shell for creamy mixtures of minced foods
    • n timbale individual serving of minced e.g. meat or fish in a rich creamy sauce baked in a small pastry mold or timbale shell
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Timbale (Cookery) A seasoned preparation, as of chicken, lobster, cheese, or fish, cooked in a drum-shaped mold; also, a pastry case, usually small, filled with a cooked mixture.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n timbale In cookery, a confection of pastry with various fillings: so called from the French name of the mold it takes its shape from.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Timbale tang-bal′ a dish of fowl or fish pounded and mixed with white of egg, sweet cream, &c., poured into a mould.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
[F., prop., a kettledrum; -- so named from the form of the mold used. Cf. Timbal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Indeed, the sailors assured me that often at night the playing of timbals could be heard upon it.
"The Arabian Nights Entertainments" by Andrew Lang.
Item: a timbale of macaroni surrounded by chocolate custards.
"A Start in Life" by Honore de Balzac
These are made out of a batter by means of a timbale iron and fried in deep fat until brown.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Put timbale iron in deep saucepan and cover with fat or oil.
"For Luncheon and Supper Guests" by Alice Bradley
Timbale of Macaroni 217.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Pare the timbale shells after the recipes given with the irons.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Shape, using a hot Swedish timbale iron, and cook in deep fat until delicately brown.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Butter a small timbale mould, fill with the mixture, and put in a baking-pan half full of boiling water.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Serve on toast, in Swedish timbale cases or in patty cases.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Filets de boeuf en Bellevue, timbales milanaises chaudfroid de gibier.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various

In news:

In The Tradition presents Giovanni Hidalgo explaining the basic conga sounds, tuning and typical conga, timbales, bongo and guiro parts for Son Montuno, Bolero, Charanga and Danzon.
This is Marcelle's recipe for Mornay sauce that she gives as an option for her Asparagus timbale.
Here is a step by step video on how to prepare a Duck Ragu & Rice Timbale If Duck is not a available then a combination of grund veal, sausage and beef will work.
"I play all types — djembe, steel drums , timbales and marimbas — primarily drum set, though," Decker said.
Whole Wheat Couscous- Parmesan Timbales.