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Examples of ragout in a Sentence
the movie is an uncertain ragout of fantasy, science fiction, and old-fashioned romance
Recent Examples of ragout from the Web
In fact, the menu at his school, Thomas’s Battersea, reads more like a five-star restaurant with options like lamb ragout with garlic and fresh herbs and freshly prepared salmon fillet with salsa verdi.
In the seafood and meat section, there is a rustic beef short rib and mushroom ragout ($28), and octopus a la plancha ($31) mixed with butter beans, blood oranges and kale chips.
Add leeks to stews or ragouts, or get creative, incorporating the vegetable in a savory panna cotta, or thinly sliced and fried for a crunchy garnish.
One makes the duck, another tackles the ragout and beans.
And the mildly spicy vegetable phyllo roll — packed with a smooth blend of roasted carrots, peppers, mushroom ragout and spinach — also impressed.
Balesteri also crafts excellent pasta such as pappardelle with roasted chicken ragout.
This could be as simple as heading to Conserva on Lovejoy and picking up a few tins of gorgeous squid in ragout, sardines in lobster oil or salmon rilletes and pairing them with great aioli and crisp crackers.
Some of the dishes for delivery include Steak au Poivre with parmesan fries, Tacos al Pastor with pork, Wagyu beef burger with bacon jam, roasted cod with canellini bean ragout and pesto, and roast chicken with tarragon-mushroom sauce.
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Did You Know?
If you need an English word that can refer to either a combination of food items or a random assortment of things, there's no shortage of options on the menu. If you're in the mood for a stew, there's hodgepodge (formerly "hotchpotch"), olla podrida, or gallimaufry. Perhaps you'd rather start with a palate cleanser, like macédoine or salmagundi. We also have gumbo or jambalaya, if Southern cooking is more your thing, or smorgasbord if you prefer words of Swedish descent. Then there's ragout, which comes from French ragoûter, meaning "to revive the taste," and ultimately from Latin gustus, meaning "taste."
RAGOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ragout for English Language Learners
: a stew of meat, vegetables, and spices
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