American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small skewer or spit used to broil or roast meat, fish, or vegetables.
- n. Food broiled or roasted on a small skewer or spit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A skewer to stick meat on, used in cookery.
- n. small skewer or spit on which small pieces of meat, fish or vegetables are roasted or broiled
- n. food cooked on such a device
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Cookery) A small spit or skewer.
- n. a small spit or skewer
- French diminutive of broche, a spit (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, diminutive of broche, spit; see broach1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“My brochette of scallops lay on a giant raviolo, soggy in a seasick green sauce.”
“You can get creative (after all, that's what pintxo/tapas culinary culture is all about) or stick with traditional favorites like the "Gilda," a guindilla (Spanish chile pepper), an anchovy and a green olive speared with a toothpick or a pawn and bacon brochette.”
“After another couple of minutes, I touched and gently pressed the surface again and felt some resistance and knew that it was time to stick a tester I use a long metal brochette/kabob spear in.”
“Over shrimp brochette, another defends the coup, in spite of its violence.”
“My chasseurs were toasted en brochette and sent tumbling back through my lines.”
“Then we had shrimp brochette and a cherry tomato salad.”
“If Chris Wyser-Pratt and Pinch Sulzberger were indeed talking about "making quenelles de brochette," either their French or their cooking is in bad need of remediation.”
“I was still recovering when we were served our first amuse-bouche, the tiniest gamba brochette standing in a dish of minced cucumbers, peppers, and olive oil, and leaning against a speck of endive.”
“Our sleeping arrangement was such that we were bedded à la brochette* -- in a loft, along a tight line of mattresses with a pause every fourth sleeper wherein there was a landing with its ladder.”
“Per brochette: 248 Calories, 16 g Fat, 2.3 g Sat, 172 mg Chol, 0 g Fiber, 23 g Pro, 1 g Carb, 409 mg Sodium”
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