Definition of rösti in English:

rösti

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Pronunciation: /ˈrəːsti
 
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noun (plural same)

[mass noun]
  • 1A Swiss dish of grated potatoes formed into a small flat cake and fried: the Swiss rösti, which is close to being their national home dish, is made with cooked potatoes
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    • It was served, as was every dish save the fondue, with sides of red cabbage and rösti, that most delicious of Swiss dishes.
    • The plate also has fruit, a small portion of rösti, toast, and more.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A flat cake of grated potato: place 4 of the rösti in the pan
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    • I used a big cutting board and carefully slid the rösti onto that, and then flipped.
    • Next I had a magnificent bit of pintail duck, so gamey as to briefly persuade me that it might in fact have been a pigeon; there was chestnut and bacon there and sprout tops and a cheeky little rösti.

Origin

1950s: from Swiss German.

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