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 And leave it to Minibar to serve me my first ramen en papillote. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 Second: Sole en papillote poached in Meyer lemon dill butter sauce, Julianne chef’s vegetables. Marc Bona, cleveland, 31 Jan. 2022 The three-course menu features halibut en papillote, pork jowl and Top of the Rock's version of ratatouille. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, 13 Sep. 2019 Think: jerk snapper en papillote, suya chicken ballotine and plantains Foster. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, 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,, 31 July 2019 This trout en papillote is a delicious and simple recipe. Kathleen Squires, WSJ, 26 July 2018 En papillote is a classic cooking technique that involves baking food items in its own aroma and juices. Jose Cuadros,, 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,, 3 May 2018 See More

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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 9 Aug. 2022.

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