Definition of chiffonade in English:


Syllabification: chif·fo·nade
Pronunciation: /ˌSHifəˈnād, -ˈnäd
(also chiffonnade)


A preparation of shredded or finely cut leaf vegetables, used as a garnish for soup.
More example sentences
  • Cut very finely across the roll to create a chiffonnade.
  • From its juicy, tart cormeal-crusted tomatoes to its smoky bacon, from its wispy lettuce chiffonade to its grilled, home-style wheat bread, this Smith creation warrants a visit all by itself.


French, from chiffonner 'to crumple'.

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