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chiffonade

[ shif-uh-neyd, -nahd ]

adjective

  1. a mixture of finely cut vegetables, herbs, or the like, for use in soups, salads, etc.


chiffonade

/ ˌʃɪfəˈnɑːd /

noun

  1. finely shredded leaf vegetables used as a base for a dish or as a garnish


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Word History and Origins

Origin of chiffonade1

From French, dating back to 1875–80; chiffon, -ade 1
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Example Sentences

Let it sit for a few hours in the fridge, toss again, then top with a chiffonade of basil.

From Eater

You can do everything from portioning steaks to a basil chiffonade with it.

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