Definition of terrine
1a : tureen 1b : a usually earthenware dish in which foods are cooked and served
2 : a mixture of chopped meat, fish, or vegetables cooked and served in a terrine
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The menu includes foie gras and bacon jam served with a Belgium waffle; filet mignon served with foie gras ravioli in a black truffle Madeira sauce; and a warm gingerbread with foie gras terrine, caramelized pears and port reduction.
Texas Wild Boar ham offers a light alternative to the more rich turkey Braunschweiger and elk terrine varieties that are just as delicious.
Meat and poultry winners Silver: Restaurant R'evolution chef Jana Billiot's hogs head terrine, sherry lentil salad, white truffle powder.
Otherwise guests can prepare to pick and choose from dishes including foie gras terrine, coulotte steak, monkfish with creme fraiche, rice and sweet peas, and grilled lobster with gazpacho.
This ceramic terrine Nejlika set from the 1990s cost more than $1,200 (bukowskis.com) when sold at auction.
A slice of a layered terrine makes for pretty party fare.
Rose's veal terrine comes with milkweed pods that burst with tingling juices, a startling variation on the traditional pickle.
On a mild September evening, Les Arlots, a Parisian bistro that opened last March, served a pork and duck terrine, subtly seasoned with pistachios and apricots.
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TERRINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of terrine for English Language Learners
: liver or meat that has been chopped into very small pieces and cooked in a special dish
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