roulade

noun
rou·​lade | \rü-ˈläd \

Definition of roulade 

1 : a florid vocal embellishment sung to one syllable

2 : a slice of usually stuffed meat that is rolled, browned, and steamed or braised

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The dish for which the restaurant is named—suprême de volaille—is a breast of that same precious bird, napped in a blanquette and served next to an amber tuile that looks like a roasted onion but reveals itself as a roulade of potato and leek. Brett Martin, GQ, "Lyon Is the Real Capital of French Food," 12 Mar. 2018 In addition to the classic veal Milanesa, a local favorite is the homemade matambre completo sandwich, the Argentine take on cold steak roulade. Bloomberg.com, "28 Delicious Dishes Around the World for $5 or Less," 13 Feb. 2018 There was the restaurant’s famous dish of oysters and caviar in a tapioca sabayon, as well as nuggets of king-crab tempura; delicate roulades of Dover sole; poached eggs with celery-root purée and soubise served below shaved white truffles. Sam Sifton, New York Times, "Settle In for Winter With This Sausage Risotto," 18 Jan. 2018 Scales makes a chocolate mousse and a chocolate roulade cake. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "How to make La Boulangerie's chocolate buche de Noel, or Christmas log," 12 Dec. 2017 That includes a choice of salad and dessert: either strawberry shortcake, a chocolate roulade or peach cobbler. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "A surprise steak find in Fort Worth — at the home of the Chicken Dance," 31 Aug. 2017 Erratic seasoning threw a few other dishes off-kilter, in particular beef shank roulade. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "A bigger canvas for Seattle’s Art of the Table," 20 July 2017 Though the lobster Thermidor has been recently replaced, entrees like the classic steak Diane or the fried chicken roulade – stirring a vague memory of Kiev – hold forth in a refreshing turn on clubroom fare.) Frier Mccollister, Orange County Register, "The Taste: Consider the Lobster Bisque," 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of roulade

1672, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for roulade

French, literally, act of rolling

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