pa·​pil·​lote | \ ˌpä-pē-ˈyōt How to pronounce papillote (audio) , ˌpa-\

Definition of papillote

: a greased usually paper wrapper in which food (such as meat or fish) is cooked

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This trout en papillote is a delicious and simple recipe. Kathleen Squires, WSJ, "Feed Your Head: Foods That Target Depression and Anxiety," 26 July 2018 En papillote is a classic cooking technique that involves baking food items in its own aroma and juices. Jose Cuadros,, "Healthy family recipe: Salmon en papillote," 29 June 2018 Héritage Fine Wines is offering a three-course menu featuring a choice of boeuf bourguignon, salmon papillote or vegetarian lasagna, accompanied by a glass of wine, and choice of dessert. Julie Giuffrida,, "Where to take mom for Mother's Day brunch," 3 May 2018 Moran suggests starting with salmon, and his go-to starter preparation is the can’t-miss fish en papillote. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Fear of fish? Bake it, don't fry it, for no-fuss, foolproof results," 16 Feb. 2018 Check out 6 quick, easy fish recipes for everything from amandine to en papillote. Ann Maloney,, "Creamy crawfish sauce, buttery crab turn ho-hum fish into delish," 27 Feb. 2018 Over time, Kolb's bowed to local taste, adding dishes like turtle soup, shrimp Creole or pompano en papillote. Todd A. Price,, "Do you remember Kolb's? A lost New Orleans restaurant," 18 July 2017 How to cook en papillote: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Are you eating enough fish? Why — and how — to eat more," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of papillote

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for papillote

French, from papillon butterfly

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