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Synonyms for beignet

a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar

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Both the citrus trio (of orange crme brle, lemon tart and lime parfait) and the apple beignet, coffee caramel parfait and apple crisp honour and accentuate the fruits rather than diluting them, as can be the case.
From the starters, we tried white onion soup and oak-smoked salmon, served with salmon mousse and crab beignets.
You can find chicory coffee today in New Orleans cafes being sipped along with a fresh sugary beignet.
A frog's leg beignet, which is basically a frog's leg dipped in batter and deep fried.
I tell people how they can help: Come to one of our restaurants, buy a beignet, go shopping," Lagasse said.
Having the freedom to consume whatever I want has resulted in a much healthier way of eating overall (with an occasional beignet or order of bread pudding).
Other features include wireless internet, a fitness center, business center, swimming pool, hot tub, Spa Luce (lu-CHAY), Milan Flower Shop, the Bix Bistro restaurant, the Beignet (been-YAY) Done That coffee shop and Blackhawk Bowl & Martini Lounge.
The winning menu, voted for by Time Out readers and a panel of experts including Chef Uwe Micheel of the Emirates Culinary Guild, included dishes such as truffled beef pastrami with crispy quail egg, confit leg and foie gras garbure and gingerbread, plum jelly with mince pie beignet.
An amuse bouche of pumpkin soup, for instance, that was silky of texture and deep of flavour and came with a scrumptious spinach beignet.
Beignet (Ben Yeah): French style donuts drowned in powdered sugar
One reviewer branded the restaurant "wretched" and added, "leathery ravioli and a beignet of blue cheese that tasted largely of ammonia".
Kissin' cousin to the doughnut, the New Orleans-style beignet also is gaining popularity outside the Crescent City, especially when shrunk and sweetened.