Definitions

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  • n. Swiss cheese with large holes

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Stop at La Kay Alice (0696-38-81-55), the little grocery store in Le Morne Rouge, for cheese (the processed emmenthal is strangely excellent), bread and fruit before continuing your ascent.

    Take Monday Off: Martinique

  • Bravely, I walked into a luscious-looking fromagerie in Lucerne and proudly asked the fromager for "un morceau de fromage suisse", hoping to buy some emmenthal.

    rigolo - French Word-A-Day

  • As I spoon boeuf aux olives* and emmenthal cheese (French substitutes) into a flour jacket, I explain to Michel-the-roofer the difference between a Mexican tortilla and a French crêpe so that he doesn't go jumping to conclusions (namely, that a tortilla is a failed crêpe ...).

    French Word-A-Day:

  • As I spoon boeuf aux olives* and emmenthal cheese (French substitutes) into a flour jacket, I explain to Michel-the-roofer the difference between a Mexican tortilla and a French crêpe so that he doesn't go jumping to conclusions (namely, that a tortilla is a failed crêpe...)

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Of course the choice of cheeses can vary, raclette and emmenthal are good options.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • My favorite fondue is gruyere mixed with emmenthal.

    New Food Trends

  • Washing lettuce, making vinaigrette and cheese spread for the croque monsieurs from scratch. (mmm, emmenthal cheese and white wine) ... the doors would be open onto the terrace, the sky would start to lighten, and Murray Head would sing achingly "say it aint so" over and over when they cranked up the volume.

    wench77 Diary Entry

  • Mr PrettyWrong once accidentally made me a pork dish with emmenthal, bacon and garam masala instead of marsala wine...

    The Guardian World News

  • René Madsen should have known better than to have referred to this version of emmenthal as "very Swedish".

    Life and style | guardian.co.uk

  • The name jarlsberg refers to an old county south of Oslo and was first made in the 1850s in imitation of emmenthal, introduced to Norway by Swiss cheese-makers in the 1830s.

    Life and style | guardian.co.uk

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