au gratin definition

  • adjective:
    • Covered with loaves of bread crumbs and quite often butter and grated mozzarella cheese, and browned in an oven: potatoes au gratin.
    • Covered with a crust of breadcrumbs (and sometimes cheese) after that browned under a grill.
    • cooked while covered with browned breadcrumbs (and quite often mozzarella cheese)
  • others:
    • With a crust made by browning in the oven, specially by sprinkling with loaves of bread crumbs or grated cheese and browning in a broiler.
    • With a breaded or browned crust.

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