Definition of quenelle
: a poached oval dumpling of pureed forcemeat (as of pike) often served in a cream sauce
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Her carrot cake, with its undulating ribbon of cheesecake ganache (no doubt the inspiration for the foie gras dish) separating squares of cake and two quenelles of carrot-pineapple sorbet, was part of the original menu and is still a hit.
French dishes include pigs’ feet with caviar, pike quenelles, fish stew bourride and poached chicken for two to four.
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