tortoni

tortoni

[tawr-toh-nee]
noun
1.
ice cream made with eggs and heavy cream, often containing chopped cherries or topped with minced almonds or crumbled macaroons.

Origin:
1940–45; said to be after an Italian café owner in Paris in the 18th century

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tortoni (tɔːˈtəʊnɪ)
 
n
a rich ice cream often flavoured with sherry
 
[from Italian: probably from the name of a 19th-century Italian caterer in Paris]

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Main Entry:  tortoni
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a rum- or sherry-flavored frozen Italian dessert of ice cream or whipped cream, topped with chopped macaroons, cherries, or almonds; also called biscuit tortoni
Etymology:  for Italian café owner in Paris who created it
Usage:  cooking
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