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 (ŏn′trə-mā′, -mĕ′)
n. pl. en·tre·mets (-māz′, -mē′)
A side dish, such as a relish or dessert, served in addition to the principal course.

[Middle English entremetes, from Old French entremes, entremets : entre, between (from Latin inter; see inter-) + mes, mets, dish; see mess.]
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(French ɑ̃trəmɛ)
n, pl -mets (French -mɛ)
1. (Cookery) a dessert
2. (Cookery) Also called: entremesse a light dish, formerly served at formal dinners between the main course and the dessert
[C18: from French, from Old French entremes, from entre- between, inter- + mes dish, mess]
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(ˌɑn trəˈmeɪ, ˌɑ̃-)

n., pl. -mets (-ˈmeɪz)
(used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a dish served between the main courses of a formal dinner or as a side dish.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French; Old French entremes]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entremets - a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
mushy peas - marrowfat peas that have been soaked overnight and then boiled; served with fish and chips
raita - an Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices
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The first was laden with choice cheeses and cured meats, while the dessert table had luxurious treats such as molded chocolate in fun 'makeup' forms, bride and groom cookies and wedding cake entremets. The Western Mains had oven roasted pork and beef served with oven roasted vegetable, truffle macaroni and cheese and ratatouille.
There was a special category for unique flavoured cakes which were won by the following winners: 1st place - Firdaus Noorain who baked her own creation of paan flavoured cake which had the judges and the delighted onlookers reaching out for more; 2nd place - Habiba Dayani with her fruit medley entremets and 3rd place - Karishma Gonsalves with her almond chocolate delight.
Ever since Rebecca Disini rolled out her first entremets (mirror cakes) under the brand name Ooh La La!
And the final showstopper test is to create a stylish and delicious entremets (that's a super-fancy glazed dessert to you and me).
"Cabe imaginar la sorpresa del cordobes de antiguo cuno, poco versado en la lengua de Racine o de Milton cuando sentado en alguno de los 'restaurants' de la calle Dean Funes o de la de San Martin, sus ojos recorren 'la carte', intraducible, con el 'jambon de York', el 'punch a la romaine', la 'cotelette a la Ville Roy', los 'fricadeau' y todos los 'entrees', 'entremets', 'minutas' y 'desserts'" (48).
During his follow-up appointment, Chef Bachour will engage students in the art of Modern Entremets and Petit Gateaux, April 24-26, 2017.
Chocolate brownies, green tea cake, mango mouse, pearl caramel, pistachio entremets, exotic fruit slab ...
Finally, Paul and Mary, pictured, order 24 show-stopping Entremets - which is French for "ridiculously fancy little cakes".
Stinson his pals Finally, Paul and Mary order 24 show-stopping Entremets - which is French for "ridiculously fancy little cakes".
They've got to get to grips with baklava, a German Schichttorte and then the Showstopper Challenge - two elegant Entremets. Paul and Mary (below) judge their efforts...
Repartis en poules, le Ghana, la Cameroun ,le Togo, la Libye, la Cote d'ivoire, le Senegal, le Burkina Faso, le Mali et la Tunisie ont rivalise d'adresse et de talent autour des trois epreuves imposees aux candidats ( deux entremets au chocolat de 10 parts identiques, 8 desserts a l'assiette identiques, 1 grosse piece artistique au chocolat).