Definition of coulibiac in English:

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coulibiac

Pronunciation: /ko͞oˈlēbyäk/

noun

A Russian fish pie typically made with salmon or sturgeon, hard-boiled eggs, mushrooms, and herbs, in a puff pastry shell.
Example sentences
  • A further variation is found in the rich shortcrust used for the Russian coulibiac, which differs in being made with yeast, which makes it light and puffy.
  • Now place the coulibiac on to the high shelf of the oven and bake it for 20-25 minutes until its golden brown.
  • Cut the coulibiac in half lengthwise, then across into serving pieces and serve hot.

Origin

From Russian kulebyaka.

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Syllabification: cou·li·biac

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