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gougère

Syllabification: gou·gère
Pronunciation: /ɡo͞oˈZHer
 
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Definition of gougère in English:

noun

A puff of choux pastry flavored with cheese (usually Gruyère), often stuffed with a savory filling.
Example sentences
  • In between fondues, I tackled a basket of tiny cheese puffs called gougères, a fairly bland steak tartare, and a bowl of delicious escargots sealed in a buttery pastry crust.
  • You can even make gougères, or cheese puffs, by omitting the sugar and adding grated cheese to the dough.
  • Chantal presented the different products and their possible uses, they were passed from hand to hand, and we made a couple of recipes together (a really tasty spinach and fresh cheese roll, and some gougères, those little cheese puffs).

Origin

French.

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