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melt in the (or your) mouth

Definition of melt in the or your mouth in English:

(Of food) be deliciously light or tender and need little or no chewing: my shortbread melts in the mouth [as adjective]: melt-in-your-mouth chicken livers
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  • The fishcake - and it was just one, but well-sized - was deliciously light and melted in the mouth, while the Hanoi duck came inside a stack of tortillas and salsa that looked bizarre but tasted sensational.
  • I ensure that the fresh herbs and spices thoroughly infuse the dishes so that the meat becomes so tender it really melts in the mouth,’ he said.
  • My own pepper was equally satisfying; a whole, succulent green pepper so tender it melted in the mouth, piping hot and stuffed to bursting with rice and mincemeat.
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