\ ˈshev(rᵊ) How to pronounce chèvre (audio) , ˈshev-rə\

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Specifically, some kind of chevre-like cheese with a much more sour taste. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Researchers Find 3,000 Year Old Cheese," 20 Aug. 2018 Items include: Executioner's Chop: Mixed greens, forbidden rice, pepperoncini, garbanzo beans, soppressata, chevre, sweet herb vinaigrette, Parmigiano. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Alice in Wonderland-themed bar Hatter and Hare now open in Phoenix," 12 July 2018 Mesquite honey chicken tacos ($12 for three) with fruit compote and chevre stick their toes over the line of being too saucy and sweet, but only just barely. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Helio Basin Brewing Co. brings Arizona cuisine to Phoenix brewery, but fascinating menu feels out of place," 6 June 2018 Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese Fans of chevre will appreciate the tang of this creamy goat cheese ice cream. Steffi Victorioso, Los Angeles Magazine, "Every Classic Flavor of Ice Cream at Salt & Straw, Ranked," 18 Apr. 2018 Preserves from Monkeypod Jam are made with local fruit, like a tart lilikoi curd and a star fruit ginger jelly, which pairs well with chevre from Kunana Goat Dairy and a fresh loaf from Midnight Bear Breads. Martha Cheng, WSJ, "3 Perfect Days on Kauai: The Quintessential Hawaiian Island," 21 Mar. 2018 Be alert for specials; this summer’s included outstanding plates such as cherry and chevre French toast with basil, and Gibbles & Schnitz, chicken schnitzel with giblet gravy, black pepper spaetzle and eggs. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "15 top brunch spots around Milwaukee," 21 Sep. 2017 Be sure to pick up some chevre spread from Briar Rose Creamery at the Red Hills Market and grab a late lunch/dinner at the market deli. USA TODAY, "5 small towns in Oregon that are worth a visit," 15 Sep. 2017 Almond granola made with coffee flour circled a disc of chevre cheesecake. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Chef Jason Wilson expands to the Eastside with The Lakehouse," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of chèvre

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chèvre

French, literally, goat, from Old French chievre, from Latin capra she-goat, from caper he-goat — more at capriole

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