Definition of fines herbes in English:
Mixed herbs used in cooking, especially fresh herbs chopped as a flavoring for omelets.
- It's a splendid match with garlic, chives and onion, as well as the traditional fines herbes; a blend of chervil, thyme, parsley and tarragon.
- There is a green-waxed Edam (with fines herbes); a mahogany-coloured one (with peppercorns); and a cumin-flavoured one in orange wax.
- The dish was completed with a sieved hard-boiled egg, truffles and fines herbes.
mid 19th century: French, literally 'fine herbs'.
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