Definition of porcini
: a large wild edible brownish boletus mushroom (Boletus edulis) —called also cèpe
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Entree choices include Fleming’s signature eggs Benedict, cinnamon apple brioche French toast, California-style steak and egg scramble, New Zealand salmon cobb salad and a porcini-crusted 6-ounce filet mignon.
Available through the end of the month, the mustard, seasoned with earthy black truffles and the essence of cep, or porcini, mushrooms, comes in a ceramic crock made in France.
Pick huckleberries on site for your breakfast pancakes, and hunt for dinner plate-sized king bolete (porcini) mushrooms for your stroganoff dinner.
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Origin and Etymology of porcini
Italian, plural of porcino, short for fungo porcino, literally, porcine mushroom
First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
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