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porcini

Syllabification: por·ci·ni
Pronunciation: /pôrˈCHēnē
 
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Definition of porcini in English:

noun (plural same)

chiefly North American
The cep (a wild mushroom), especially as an item on a menu.
Example sentences
  • The atmosphere in Paul and Jeanne Rankin's restaurant is just as hot and modern as the menu, which includes roast rump of venison with porcini rosti, wild mushrooms and sun-dried cranberries.
  • It sounded delicious with porcini mushrooms and crispy leeks over mashed potatoes.
  • Amidst white truffles, porcini mushrooms, Gorgonzola cheese, chestnuts, and other treasures of the Piedmont region, Carlo Petrini grew up with a savory spoon in his mouth.

Origin

Italian, literally 'little pigs'.

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