cordon bleu

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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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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.
This is the first time that insects have been granted access to the Cordon Bleu,'' Mercier said with a smile, adding that the 120-year-old Paris-based school had never, to his knowledge, held a workshop quite like this.
Philadelphia-born Lukins, who graduated from New York University with a degree in art education, studied at the Cordon Bleu in London and worked with chefs in France before returning to New York to start a catering business and opening a shop.
QUOTE Of The Week came from my dearly beloved, as he indulged in the gastronomic delights of the cordon bleu fish fingers that I'd lovingly prepared for the family tea.
Food was basic barley, oatmeal, stews, etc, certainly not the cordon bleu nonsense of today.
They stored the experimental batches of tortellini at 15 C, and the Cordon Bleu samples at 5 C and 9 C.
The revised edition of a classic guide, Cooking in Clay, comes from an author with a degree in both biology and the Cordon Bleu School of Cooking, and it doesn't disappoint, providing over a hundred dishes for clay pot fare ranging from soups to seafoods and breads.
THE CORDON BLEU ARMY (Sunday, noon) - a typical army ration will be transformed into varietyof meals in 40 minutes by chefs from the 143 West Midlands Brigade ASK THE EXPERTS (Sunday, 2pm) - Top chefs Claude Bosi (Hibiscus, Ludlow) and Christopher Bradley (Mr Underhill's, Ludlow) will answer any cooking-related questions
Risky Reef had earlier recorded a game victory in the Cordon Bleu Handicap Hurdle, Walsh taking over on the six-year-old from Timmy Murphy when his original mount Rigmarole was ruled out due to the conditions.
Walsh had been due to ride Rigmarole in the Cordon Bleu Hurdle, but the horse was withdrawn because trainer Paul Nicholls was unhappy with the watered going, so Walsh replaced Timmy Murphy on Risky Reef.
TONY MULLINS is convinced that Crusset's win under Seamus Heffernan in the one-and-a-half-mile maiden is a pointer to the chance of stable companion Take Flite in the Cordon Bleu Handicap Hurdle at Aintree on Saturday, writes Michael Clower.
Cordon bleu to those who don't know usually means that the item in the dish is filled with ham and cheese, and the cordon bleu or blue ribbon is a cooking award given in France.
The Cordon Bleu partnership is one expression of T-Fal's goals, which include cultivating a cachet and mystique for its cookware and applying a more "consumer-focused" view to the U.
She has a dependable (read: boring) boyfriend and is hoping to turn her culinary training into a trip to the Cordon Bleu in Paris.