chan·​te·​relle | \ ˌshan-tə-ˈrel How to pronounce chanterelle (audio) , ˌshän-\

Definition of chanterelle

: a fragrant edible mushroom (Cantharellus cibarius) usually having a yellow to orange color

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The excellent brigand’s hat pasta, strewn with meaty honeycombs of wild morel mushrooms and withered ramps in springtime, turns into a more keenly aromatic dish by June: now it’s chanterelle mushrooms lathered in basil-intensive butter. Patricia Escárcega,, "Spago at middle age: Is Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant still relevant?," 27 June 2019 The menu is seasonal Italian; recently, there were plates of chanterelles with goat's curd and sourdough crumbs, fried artichokes, and poussin with romesco. Jo Rodgers, Vogue, "The Best No-Reservation Restaurants for London Fashion Week," 17 Feb. 2018 While the political elite freaks out about their peers’ access to chanterelle-and-garlic-scape risotto, the restaurant community is coming together to protect the undocumented immigrant members of their family. Mari Uyehara, GQ, "Blacklist Every Last One of Them," 26 June 2018 Gregg Hutson’s son August, 5 years old, points out a tiny chanterelle mushroom emerging from the ground in his backyard. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Don’t Forget to Water the Logs: Mushrooms Are in for Home Gardens," 11 June 2018 Poland is also the world’s largest exporter of mushrooms, which means that local meaty porcinis and wild chanterelles find their way into everything from country-style omelets to traditional pierogies. Claudia Mcneilly, Vogue, "7 Restaurants That Make Kraków, Poland, an Exceptional—and Affordable—Dining Destination," 10 Feb. 2018 The Dearborn: Brunch the day before and on Easter with items like a chanterelle mushroom and fontina omelet, salmon Florentine Benedict and lemon ricotta pancakes. Grace Wong,, "50-plus Easter brunch spots in Chicago and suburbs," 20 Mar. 2018 The cafe's thick veggie patties are made with quinoa, lentils, brown rice, red beans, carrots, garlic and wild, local chanterelle mushrooms. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "12 burgers for the Big 12: Try these slam-dunk whoppers near Sprint Center | The Kansas City Star," 6 Mar. 2018 Shaya makes a fancy version sometimes with roasted goat shoulder and chanterelles. Judy Walker,, "Shakshouka for Lent? Israeli dish of eggs and tomatoes is perfect any time," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of chanterelle

1777, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chanterelle

borrowed from French, gallicization of New Latin Cantharellus, genus name, earlier a specific epithet, from Latin cantharus "large drinking cup with handles" (borrowed from Greek kántharos, of uncertain origin) + -ellus, diminutive suffix

Note: See note at cantharis

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