Recent Examples of mignonette from the Web
Make Mignonette: Combine red wine vinegar and finely chopped shallot in a bowl.
Dress them with a rosé mignonette — a bit of the wine mixed with cracked black pepper and shallots.
The shellfish are drizzled with a modern take on mignonette; Shulman swaps the vinegar and black pepper traditionally used in the sauce for yuzu and finely grated jalapeno, adding heat and bright citrus notes.
There’s no denying the magic of what a dozen oysters with a beautiful accompanying mignonette can do for your soul, even if not devoured oceanfront.
Another current offering is borage sprouts and oyster leaf dressed in turnip juice mignonette with shallot and chive, meant to be eaten in just one bite.
There emerges a gnawing need to have those lamb ribs again, and the omelet slathered with caviar, and the oysters spiked with Sichuan mignonette.
Known for their seafood, the fresh, on-ice, oyster bar is complimented with a selection of mignonette sauces.
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Origin and Etymology of mignonette
First Known Use: 1785See Words from the same year
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