cartouche

Definitions

Food

  • feminine A circle of buttered greaseproof paper place over the liquid contents in a dish to exclude air and to prevent a skin forming whilst it is cooking or being kept hot

Publishing

  • noun a decorative box which frames a text

Travel

  • noun a round or oval piece of paper that is placed on top of food while it is being cooked in liquid, e.g. in a casserole, to keep the solid ingredients submerged
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