• A type of presentation of sweet cakes, savoury mixtures, cheeses, layered meats or fish, cooked egg mixtures, etc. by taking a rectangle of one item, covering it with a filling or layer in contrasting colour or texture, then rolling up into a spiral which may be served as is, sliced or further cooked. Examples are Swiss rolls, salmon and turbot roulades, nut and vegetable roulades and similar.


  • noun a dish in which a piece of food is coated with a sauce or filling and rolled up before being cooked, so that each slice has a spiral appearance