American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A baked dessert composed of a layer of fresh fruit topped with a thick batter.
- n. alternative spelling of clafoutis.
- French clafoutis, from Old French : claufir, to attach with nails (from Latin clāvō fīgere : clāvō, ablative sing. of clāvus, nail + fīgere, to fix) + foutis, nominalized form of foutre, to stuff; see footle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“these remind me a lot of french clafouti, which is an eggy pancake with fruit in it.”
“But Lucky did have room for a piece of clafouti, which is a pancake-ish type of pie with fruit in it—this one had Government Surplus canned apricots, but you couldn’t tell they weren’t regular canned apricots.”
“I made palappams, a cherry clafouti, paneer curry but nothing photographed well.”
“At the last moment, Mizuho, who has patiently waiting her turn at the oven, whips up a clafouti, though because of her accent, no one understands what she is making until it comes out of the oven.”
“A wonderful pear clafouti and good strong coffee followed.”
“You may remember that Joe Yonan got to spend clafouti time with him in Paris a while back.”
“I love your eggplant clafouti: glad to see somebody make a successful version of it.”
“I've also fallen asleep to thoughts of eggplant clafouti.”
“Interestingly enough, I've never had bitter eggplants before -- all the eggplants I've eaten were never bitter -- until our eggplant clafouti.”
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