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  • n. Plural form of torchon.


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  • White suggests foie gras torchons with spiced figs and sweet/spicy ormeasco mostarda; the Ligurian pasta called Trofie with shellfish ragout; pan-roasted cod with littleneck clams and watercress pesto; and a warm liquid-center chocolate coulant with stracciatelli gelato.

    Julie Mautner: Comfort and Joy

  • POACHED BREAST OF ANJOU PIGEON PANCETTA Pastilla of its leg, pistachio, cocoa and quatre épices: torchons of poached pigeon breast wrapped in pancetta playing the crispy salty part the skin would have had the pigeon been seared or roasted rather than poached served with leg meat, spiced with nutmeg and ginger, and wrapped in a pastry like the skin of a samosa.


  • She added that she had it in Lagny: but that she afterwards wore the sword which had been taken from a Burgundian, which was a good sword for war and gave good strokes (_gallice, de bonnes bouffes_ and _de bons torchons_).

    Jeanne D'Arc: her life and death

  • Once I have found the original linen, I then take pure linen fabric, vintage textile or even re-used potato sacks to create new pieces - pillowcases from a pair of antique French torchons (tea towels), a baby throw from a monogrammed hand towel, cushion covers with a cross stitched doily, cushions and grocery bags using souvenir vintage tea towels.



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