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  • n. A classic French dessert, combing peaches and raspberry sauce accompanied with vanilla ice cream.

Etymologies

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Chef Auguste Escoffier at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1892 or 1893 created the dish for, and named it after, Australian opera singer Nellie Melba.

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