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cordon bleu

1. noun One who has earned the highest distinction in one's field, especially a chef. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu herself.
2. adjective Of the highest distinction in one's field. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu chef herself.
3. adjective Of food that has been prepared to the highest standard. At a five-star restaurant like that, you're guaranteed to get a cordon bleu dish.
4. adjective Stuffed with ham and cheese and then fried, as in the dish chicken cordon bleu. You don't need to make me a fancy dish like chicken cordon bleu—I'm fine with chicken nuggets!
See also: cordon
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With the fast ground being deemed unsuitable for Best Mate, trainer Henrietta Knight's stable jockey Jim Culloty took the ride on Edredon Bleu, who made all the running.
Once the Cordon Bleu team complete their regional travels, they will whittle down the semi-finalists - picking two from the Newcastle interviews - for the final in London later this year which will involve showing off cooking skills.
Because Venm did not plead facts that would allow the Board to conclude that Dragon Bleu did not intend to commence use of its marks, VENM's counterclaim failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
The Ruckers have had two horses in the race before, in 2012 when Moloney rode Cappa Bleu for the first time and State of Play was ridden by Noel Fehily.
NO GRAND PLAN Cappa Bleu will not be at Aintree in April but may return next season
My own thoughts on the race were that had the distance of it not been reduced by about a furlong or so owing to improvements made to the course, then Cappa Bleu might well have become the first horse trained in Wales to have won the big one since Kirkland in 1905, he was running on so strongly towards the finishing line.
Over time, through an illogical arrangement of immediate products around a stylistic zero, BLEU designed an instantly available homme.
Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said that "Since 2009, all banks have been authorised to distribute the Livret A and Livret bleu accounts in France, which has led to fair conditions of competition being restored.
Bleu was found at the former Nairn's linoleum works in Kirkcaldy.
For the Cordon Bleu, colony counts of lactic acid bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, sulphite-reducing clostridia, yeasts and molds were also selectively estimated.
The remaining nine observations occurred from 26 July-3 August 2005 along Morne Bleu Ridge (10[degrees]43'59.
Taranis is holding on to his position as favourite for the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham even though the gamble on Vodka Bleu shows no signs of waning.
SAN FRANCISCO-Retailers and vendors alike enjoyed their time in the City by the Bay as they celebrated the opening night of the Gourmet Products Show here last week in the new Moscone West building, and toasted BIA Cordon Bleu at Bacar restaurant.