entremets

Pronunciation: [AHN-truh-may]

French for "between dishes," the word entremets on a menu refers to desserts. At one time, this word was used to describe small side dishes served between principal courses or with the main course.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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