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beggar's purse Syllabification: beg·gar's purse

Definition of beggar's purse in English:


North American
An appetizer consisting of a crêpe stuffed with a savory filling, typically caviar and crème fraiche.
Example sentences
  • To serve, place a beggar's purse in the center of a plate and spoon some mushroom sauce and Pinot Noir sauce around the dish.
  • Legions of waiters in black tie buzzed by, offering beggar's purses filled with caviar.
  • Place a ring of julienne vegetables on top of the sauce to form a nest and place the beggar's purse in the center.
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