Definitions

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  • n. A thin slice of meat, especially veal or poultry.

Etymologies

Borrowing from French escalope. Compare scallop. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The fish brought to them, resplendent on a large platter, had a body that bore no relationship to the fine head, while the veal escalope was revealed, beneath the breadcrumbs, to be a thin slice of horsemeat.

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  • We had turkey in a cream sauce, pork tenderloin, turkey escalope, and Missippi steak and a bottle of

    Chez Stella

  • Faced with a really appalling menu in the Debate Portcullis House, I plumped for turkey escalope with apricot cous cous, potato wedges and peas.

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  • Scallop, with its unusually symmetrical and patterned valves, comes via the Middle French escalope, from a Germanic word for “shell.”

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  • He also makes his own sausages, prepares chicken cordon bleu for the oven, makes veal escalope, and has a machine that cooks many brochettes in no time at all.

    JOIE DE VIVRE

  • An 'she made me veal escalope an' we had another wallop

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  • We both choose the escalope de saumon tiède as a starter.

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  • A "scallop" of meat, or "escalope" in French, is "a thin, boneless, round- or oval-shaped slice of meat or fish," according to the "Food Lover's Companion."

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  • The veal Holstein, an escalope garnished with capers, anchovies and a fried egg, was, enthused my father, exactly as he remembered it.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The spring menu features slow roast chicken and ham hock terrine, Melba toast and apple chutney; tempura squid, confit lemon and rocket and aioli; whole roast plaice, salsa verde and new potatoes; roast lamb escalope, fondant potato and minted spring vegetables; warm flourless chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream; and rhubarb jelly, panna cotta and crumble.

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