lobster-thermidor

lobster thermidor

noun
a dish of cooked lobster meat placed back in the shell with a cream sauce, sprinkled with grated cheese and melted butter, and browned in the oven.
Also, lobster Thermidor.


Origin:
1930–35; allegedly named by Napoleon after the month it was first served to him; see Thermidor

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lobster thermidor (ˈθɜːmɪˌdɔː)
 
n
a dish of cooked lobster, replaced in its shell with a creamy cheese sauce

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