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  • n. A culinary preparation of herbs or leafy vegetables cut into long, thin ribbons.


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  • A knife technique called chiffonade works perfectly here.

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  • I wanted thin strips of basil, so I used a cutting technique called chiffonade, where you cut the herbs into thin strips.

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  • To make the basil butter, wash and dry the basil leaves, roll them up, and cut them into fine shreds called chiffonade with a sharp knife.


  • To chop them by hand, you are going to make what is called a chiffonade then dice the leave

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  • Stack leaves of your fresh herb of choice, roll them into a cigar shape, and sliver them as thinly as possible: "chiffonade" it is called , I think.

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  • He's posting under the screen name "chiffonade" on hundreds of sites and I see that yours has been victimized.

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  • In any event, the texture of the meat filling in the pita is that of a meltingly tender "chiffonade" of lamb.

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  • Day 34, Pt. 1 (09.06.08, 10 AM-midnight): pink Miami Seaquariun tank; white punk rock capris; Paul McCartney pin; yellow "chiffonade" headscarf


  • For tomato-based versions, play up the soup's affinity for herbs with a chiffonade of basil bound by olive oil, swirled like a green pinwheel on the surface.

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  • The cheese melts just enough to meld seamlessly with the sugary-sweet, hot juices from the burst tomatoes, and together the sauce forms a gauzy blanket over a bed of pasta before being showered with a chiffonade of bright green herbage.

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