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

Examples of papillote in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The three-course menu features halibut en papillote, pork jowl and Top of the Rock's version of ratatouille. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "It's almost Arizona Restaurant Week. Here are 10 metro Phoenix restaurants worth trying," 13 Sep. 2019 Think: jerk snapper en papillote, suya chicken ballotine and plantains Foster. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "The Exchange pop-up pays tribute to black culture during Detroit Black Restaurant Week," 7 Aug. 2019 Across the lawn, past the fire pit where Stone’s team baked seafood en papillote, and Stone’s wife, actress Lindsay Price, perched prettily on an Adirondack chair, bartenders in linen aprons and straw hats offered mixology lessons. Marni Elyse Katz,, "Gwyneth does Nantucket to promote her brand and Goop pop-up shop," 31 July 2019 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

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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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“Papillote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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