noun (plural same)chiefly North American
The cep (a wild mushroom), especially as an item on a menu.
More 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.
Italian, literally 'little pigs'.
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