- French, from Late Latin pistāre ("to crush"). (Wiktionary)
- French, from Provençal, from pestar, to crush, from Old Provençal, from Late Latin pistāre; see piston. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Q I noticed something called pistou at a French restaurant.”
“Taste; add the remaining tablespoon of basil pistou or a bit of vinegar as needed.”
“Reserve 3 tablespoons for the next part of this recipe; store the remaining pistou in a container (preferably glass) in the refrigerator or freezer.”
“Transfer the roasted mixture to the bowl; toss with the 2 tablespoons of reserved basil pistou.”
“For the pistou: Combine the basil, garlic, oil, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor.”
“Cassis itself is a delight, a bustling fishing port with dozens of restaurants, each attempting to outdo the other with their pistou soup and bouillabaisse.”
“Although a busy campaign schedule meant he only stopped in for the main course soupe au pistou with summer vegetables and lamb and passed on the baked stuffed peaches, Ms. Waters managed to slip a fresh peach into the president's hand at the last minute.”
“Low-Key French Lunch Lori Eanes for the Wall Street Journal Pan-seared salmon with fava beans stew, pistou, eggplant caviar and basil leaves, one of Chef Leo Salazar's signature dishes.”
“Lori Eanes for The Wall Street Journal At left, pan-seared salmon with fava beans stew, pistou, eggplant caviar and basil leaves, one of Chef Salazar's signature dishes.”
“Summer vegetable soupe au pistou with Maine sulphur beans.”
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Good for intermediate and advanced spellers and anybody who wants to use words with precision
The edible kind, and related terms.
See also Hernesheir's Open List: Sauces.
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