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  • It occurred to me the simple syrup could be used with the strawberries in an infusion or a gastrique or a vinaigret.

    Paper Chef #18

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  • Oh, I agree, there's a usefulness in the different spellings. I just hadn't seen this one before. :)

    October 1, 2008

  • Mimics the Russian spelling. And, when I did a recipe search in earnest about a year ago - I remember well, cause I was making it for a dinner party and wanted to compare a few different recipes to make sure I had a good one - there were more hits on vinaigret. Plus, I think it's a useful distinction: vinaigrette the dressing, vinaigret the Russian-style salad.

    October 1, 2008

  • I've only ever seen this spelled vinaigrette. This one's cute though. :) (Reminds me of cigaret vs. cigarette.)

    October 1, 2008

  • Wonderful exposition of Russian vinaigret salad here.

    October 1, 2008