Definitions

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  • n. Any gelled suspension made for culinary purposes.
  • n. A traditional form of West African headwrap worn by women.

Etymologies

From the French gelée. (Wiktionary)
From the Yoruba word gele for a woman's headwrap. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A pink layer of plum gelee, which is similar to a tart jelly, contrasts the creamy nuttiness of the chestnut panna cotta beautifully.

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  • "Sun Dried" Tomato Salad: The "sun dried" tomatoes were a kind of gelee of sun-dried tomato.

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  • Dessert: Dove Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate infused with raspberry creme, paired with yuzu gelee and a mint lollipop

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  • Smoked Salmon Terrine with caviar, cucumber lime gelee.

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  • Served in a chocolate cup, the dessert started with a chocolate mousse base, topped with a layer of tiramisu, mini chocolate-covered biscuits (for crunch) a coffee gelee and a lemon-scented mascarpone mousse topping.

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  • But last night we had a Mushroom Green Pepper Pate with cornichons and gelee $9 which tasted like a fresh version of chopped liver!

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  • For $500 tickets, you could get Spicy King Crab with Tobanjan Aioli and cilantro from Morimoto NYC, veal Saltimbocca soup dumplings from Del Posto, Bratwurst corn dogs from Cookshop, rice cracker crusted tuna from Perry Street and a lobster summer roll with citrus-dill gelee and a siraracha emulsion from Spice Market.

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  • Desserts from Pastry Chef Rommel de Leon are in keeping with the wondrous food... like Amarillo $8, ripe mango atop corn shortbread, with passion fruit and tamarind gelee with black rice ice cream.

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  • The best, though, is also the simplest appropriate, as "Desnuda" is Spanish for "nude" or "bare": raw Beau Soleil oysters with chipotle mignonette, shallot-tosazu gelee and other seasonal sauces.

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  • Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal Oysters, with shallot-tozazu gelee and chipotle mignonette.

    Bare on the Half Shell

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