bri·​oche | \ brē-ˈōsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) , -ˈȯsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) \

Definition of brioche

: light slightly sweet bread made with a rich yeast dough

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Look for avocado toast, housemade coconut chia pudding and breakfast sandwiches on Manresa brioche. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Verve Coffee Roasters opens cafe in Palo Alto tomorrow," 20 June 2019 Dine in style over a 5-course meal, which includes specialties like cauliflower brioche, roasted sea bass, and pear sorbet. Adrienne Jordan, National Geographic, "7 sky-high dining experiences around the world," 25 Apr. 2019 The brioche buns are excellent and baked fresh daily, and all the burgers are juicy, flavorful, meaty and perfectly cooked to order, while the combinations offered are fantastic. Julia Thompson, USA TODAY, "Cooking over open flame: These are some of our favorite restaurants that use fire," 27 June 2019 Breakfast is hardcore at Eggslut, where eggs and brioche buns run supreme. Jessi Walker, Marie Claire, "Take the Ultimate Southern California Road Trip," 27 June 2019 There’s also a brioche French toast that features whipped labneh and nut crumble. Karin Eldor, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunches in Montreal," 6 Aug. 2018 Note:Use any extra frangipane to spread between slices of French toast, or make a traditional French pastry, bostock, by spreading frangipane on top of brioche, sprinkling with sliced almonds, and then baking at 375°F for 20 minutes. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "Be Ambitious This Thanksgiving: 3 Bold Recipes From One of L.A.’s Most Talked About Restaurants," 2 Nov. 2018 Spread cheese mixture on one side of brioche slices. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Raspberry "Cheesecake" French Toast," 3 Aug. 2016 This is a sweet brioche style bread that symbolizes the resurrection of Christ. Fox News, "12 Easter dinner dishes for a super Sunday," 21 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of brioche

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brioche

French, from Middle French dialect, from brier to knead, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brehhan to break — more at break

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English Language Learners Definition of brioche

: a light, sweet type of bread

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