beignet


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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.
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.
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.
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.
Pumpkin was the secret ingredient, so it was a pumpkin beignet rolled in a pumpkin sour cream.
My gravadlax with oyster beignet starter was sharp and succulent, even if the salmon was a tad salty.
Imagine finishing a marvelous repast with Carrot and Dried Fruit Pudding, Sweet Potato and Chevre Cheesecake Strudel, or Pumpkin Beignet Souffles.