from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A paste or gruel of bread crumbs, toast, or flour combined with milk, stock, or water and used for making soups, binding forcemeats, or thickening sauces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thick paste made by mixing breadcrumbs, flour, etc. with water, milk, stock, butter or sometimes egg yolks.
- n. Any of several soups made using this paste
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Bread boiled in water to the consistence of pulp, and sweetened or flavored.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dish made by boiling bread in water to the consistence of pulp, and sweetening and flavoring it; also,a batter for mixing with forcemeats, formerly employed for basting.
(technically called panada) that you have of butter.
“All clear away, with the water-saps and panada,” returned the unabashed convalescent.
Further advances in pastry cooking are seen in a gnocchi mixture he calls it agnoilen, poached in broth, which is similar to the panada used in modern quenelles.
The patient drank a good deal of water during the whole of the treatment, ate very little and only light food, principally water-soup or panada, and gruel, and kept in bed almost entirely the first ten or twelve days.
A sufficient quantity of veal, of fat unsmoked bacon, and of bread panada must be chopped and pounded to make enough force-meat to stuff the pig in the proportion of one part bacon, two panada, and three of veal, seasoned with a teaspoonful of onion juice and two of powdered sage.
_ -- Prepare with bread panada as directed for quenelle meat.
Put into a mortar twelve ounces of the prepared veal, six ounces of fresh butter, and eight ounces of the panada.
This kind of meat panada is well adapted as a nutritious and easily-digested kind of food for old people who have lost the power of mastication, and also for very young children.
When they are old enough to make a loaf of bread, a pie, or a little plain cake, allow them to do it, and take as a present to, or make broth or panada for a sick person.
A small silver strainer that will just fit over a tumbler or tea-cup, is very useful to strain lemonade, panada or herb tea.
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