Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Saladby Nigella Lawson The star chef combines improbable ingredients that beguile the palate.
Papaya and Arugula Salad by Anne Byrn The Dinner Doctor offers a salad to please both the palate and the eye.
The flavors beguile the palate, at once salty and sweet, light and rich, savory and refreshing.
Morimoto: When I came here in 1985, I wanted to see what the American palate was like.
When I first met Roy Choi, he said I had the palate of a nine-year-old.
From plums, pears, and apples, variously flavoured to palate.
I actually revelled in everything that can charm the palate or the nose of a rat!
The palate of the child will not require sugar in any kind of food, till habit makes it familiar.
Thus the taste of innocent adventure may be made bitter to the palate.
But perhaps the following, from a recent catalogue, represents a class more to your palate.
late 14c., "roof of the mouth," from Old French palat and directly from Latin palatum "roof of the mouth," perhaps of Etruscan origin [Klein]. Popularly considered the seat of taste, hence transferred meaning "sense of taste" (late 14c.), which also was in classical Latin. Related: Palatal; palatalize.
palate pal·ate (pāl'ĭt)
The bony and muscular partition between the oral and nasal cavities; the roof of the mouth.
The roof of the mouth in vertebrate animals, separating the mouth from the passages of the nose. ◇ The bony part of the palate is called the hard palate. ◇ A soft, flexible, rear portion of the palate, called the soft palate, is present in mammals only and serves to close off the mouth from the nose during swallowing.
The roof of the mouth. The palate separates the mouth from the nasal cavity.
Note: It is sometimes said that a person has a “cultivated palate” if he or she has a discerning taste for food.