- a vegetable stew of Provence, typically consisting of eggplant, zucchini, onions, green peppers, tomatoes, and garlic, served hot or cold.
Origin of ratatouille
Examples from the Web for ratatouille
It's like 'Ratatouille' came to life—and became more adorable.Viral Video of the Day: Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos
The Daily Beast Video
April 30, 2014
The composer also wrote the score for Ratatouille, which earned him a 2007 Oscar nomination.How to Win the Office Oscar Pool
The Daily Beast
March 4, 2010
Ratatouille by Beth Hensperger This stew tastes even better the day after it's made, so you might want to plan ahead.Don't Call It a Peasant Dish
October 13, 2009
- a vegetable casserole made of tomatoes, aubergines, peppers, etc, fried in oil and stewed slowly
Word Origin and History for ratatouille
1877, from French ratatouille (19c.), first element uncertain, second element evidently touiller "to stir up," ultimately from Latin tudes "hammer" [Gamillscheg].