American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A vegetable stew, usually made with eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, and onions, seasoned with herbs and garlic.
- n. A traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish consisting primarily of tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant, with other ingredients.
- n. a vegetable stew; usually made with tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, onion, and seasonings
- From French ratatouille, from Occitan ratatolha (ratatouille is a dish originally from Nice, and is also found in Provence), French form from diminutive prefix tat- + touiller ("to stir"), from Latin tudiculare ("to grind, to mix"). (Wiktionary)
- French, from alteration of toillier, touiller, to stir, mix; see toil1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When the new foods that came from the Americas - peppers, summer squash and especially tomatoes - took hold in the region, a number of closely related dishes were born, including what we call ratatouille - and a man from La Mancha calls pisto, an Ikarian Greek calls soufiko and a Turk calls turlu.”
“The main principle of a good ratatouille is to judge when to add which vegetable so they are all cooked to perfection when the stew is done.”
“Next I had a swordfish medallion with a crispy crust made of prawns and things, and some squid on the side and some unidentified vegetables, a bit like the ones you put in ratatouille.”
“Thanks for posting this…I have had and made the traditional ratatouille, which is great, but my 5 yr old daughter, after watching the movie several times, finally asked me to make it this way.”
“Every august, when we are awash in tomatoes, zucchini, and eggplant, I get into what my family calls the ratatouille rut, but I love the stuff.”
“They're a sort of ratatouille which is complex and wonderful in its own right.”
“Email a copy of 'ratatouille's ratatouille' to a friend”
“Pixar Does It Again it's a true testament to pixar's talent that they could make something as potentially icky as a rat cooking and touching food in a classy french restaurant actually believable and charming. and that is one of the reasons that 'ratatouille' works as well as it does.”
“How many scurrilous anagrams of 'ratatouille' can you come up with?”
“When "ratatouille" appears in a recipe's name, you can be sure it will have eggplant in it and probably tomatoes and peppers as well.”
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