Definitions

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  • n. A type of thin, papery cookie, often bent into fancy shapes

Etymologies

From the French tuile (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The tuile is a quite versatile little vehicle, but awfully time-consuming to get just right, and mastering its technique requires a lot of patience.

    Blogtimore, Hon

  • So for you, Kristin, the prediction: “jamais 2 sans 3” didn't materialise and I guess you finally enjoyed the 3rd “gâteau marbré”, worthwhile to be photographed with the pine cones ... and the enigmatic and beautiful "tuile".

    gateau - French Word-A-Day

  • So for you, Kristin, the prediction: “jamais 2 sans 3” didn't materialise and I guess you finally enjoyed the 3rd “gâteau marbré”, worthwhile to be photographed with the pine cones... and the enigmatic and beautiful "tuile".

    gateau - French Word-A-Day

  • Tuiles are traditionally molded over a rolling pin while still hot from the oven to create an arched shape that resembles curved French roof tiles hence the name "tuile".

    alpineberry

  • There is a more pleasant “tuile”, of course - the delicious one you can eat: “la tuile aux amandes”.

    gateau - French Word-A-Day

  • = 'What a blow!', so, in a figurative sense, "une tuile" implies some unexpected incident, misfortune, trouble that put you in an awkward situation, or it's the result of some bad luck ...

    gateau - French Word-A-Day

  • Thai Explosion II may be a stupid name for a canapé, but this rich mousse of confited chicken flavoured with lemon grass, sandwiched between squares of crisp chicken skin and a coconut tuile, was a "blimey" moment.

    Restaurant review: Viajante

  • The tuile batter is pretty straightforward and made with easy to access ingredients.

    Daring Bakers January Challenge - Tuiles

  • Timothy Archibald for The Wall Street Journal GET OBSESSED | Ms. Medrich once spent six months testing tuile cookies, and published recipes for tuiles flavored with rose, saffron, lavender, jasmine and vanilla bean.

    It's All About Hitting the Sweet Spot

  • C'est très ancien = it's very ancient toit = roof tuile = tile par les femmes = by women façonnage = fabrication, shaping, rolling

    façonner - French Word-A-Day

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  • a light cookie served as a garnish

    July 22, 2009