saltimbocca

noun
sal·​tim·​boc·​ca | \ ˌsȯl-təm-ˈbä-kə How to pronounce saltimbocca (audio) \

Definition of saltimbocca

: scallops of veal prepared with sage, slices of ham, and sometimes cheese and served with a wine sauce

Examples of saltimbocca in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five pastas are made in-house daily, there are separate vegan and gluten-free menus, and the large plates menu includes his modernist twists on veal Milanese and chicken saltimbocca. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Newspaper’s history celebrated at Blade 1936 restaurant in Oceanside," 25 Sep. 2019 Elegant restaurant with outdoor seating and different twists on traditional local dishes such as saltimbocca in lemon and pistachio sauce. Closed Thursdays. '900 Restaurant, 31 Via Santo Stefano, Matera; 900restaurant.it. John Henderson, latimes.com, "Matera, from Italy's national disgrace to European Cultural Capital," 13 July 2019 Ditto for the veal Valdostana, which tasted like a more intense, smokier rendition of saltimbocca. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "Jersey Shore restaurants offer tasty food options from Cape May to LBI," 29 June 2018 Monkfish osso buco is an adaptation from another Italian classic, while his cousin Jesse McNally, who also cooks at The Daily Catch, came up with a monkfish saltimbocca. Rachel Ellner, BostonGlobe.com, "Marsala brings out the beauty in monkfish," 14 May 2018 For entrees, expect mushroom risotto; whole, bone-in branzino piccata; veal porterhouse saltimbocca with Fontina polenta, prosciutto, and sage; and more. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "Grassona’s Italian: so old-school it’s new again," 29 Mar. 2018 The pork saltimbocca with a mushroom-Madeira jus ($34) is based on Kelly's grandfather's recipe. Laurie Woolever, Houston Chronicle, "The most magical surprise at Disney World? The world-class food," 19 Jan. 2018 The pork saltimbocca with a mushroom-Madeira jus ($34) is based on Kelly's grandfather's recipe. Laurie Woolever, Houston Chronicle, "The most magical surprise at Disney World? The world-class food," 19 Jan. 2018 The pork saltimbocca with a mushroom-Madeira jus ($34) is based on Kelly's grandfather's recipe. Laurie Woolever, Houston Chronicle, "The most magical surprise at Disney World? The world-class food," 19 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of saltimbocca

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saltimbocca

Italian, from saltare to jump + in in + bocca mouth

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The first known use of saltimbocca was in 1937

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11 Nov 2019

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“Saltimbocca.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saltimbocca. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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