- Count Karl RobertKarl Vasilyevich, 1780–1862, Russian diplomat and statesman.
- a mixture of preserved fruits, nuts, etc., used as a sauce or in pies, puddings, ice cream, or the like.
Origin of Nesselrode2
First recorded in 1835–45; said to have been invented by chef of Nesselrode
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Examples from the Web for nesselrode
I've ordered Nesselrode pudding and French cakes from the Colonial.Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore
Nesselrode and he redact a proclamation, and entrust the printing of it to Michaud.Talleyrand
She ordered the nesselrode—and got her ice-cream, after all.We Can't Have Everything
Gortschakoff was substituted for Nesselrode in the Chancellorship.
As might have been expected, Nesselrode positively refused to receive him.The Greville Memoirs
Charles C. F. Greville
- a rich frozen pudding, made of chestnuts, eggs, cream, etc
C19: named after Count Karl Robert Nesselrode (1780–1862), Russian diplomat, whose chef invented the dish
- Count Karl Robert . 1780–1862, Russian diplomat: as foreign minister (1822–56), he negotiated the Treaty of Paris after the Crimean War (1856)
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