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en papillote

[ahn pa-pee-yawt] /ɑ̃ pa piˈyɔt/
adjective, adverb, French Cookery.
(of meat or fish) in a wrapping of foil or oiled paper:
fish baked en papillote.
Origin of en papillote
< French: literally, in parchment Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Cooking something en papillote means wrapping the food in a pouch and baking it in the oven.
  • Another option for grilled fruits borrows a page from the savory side of the kitchen, using the en papillote technique.

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