[ahn-truh-mey; French ahn-truh-me]
- a dish or dishes served at dinner between the principal courses or with the roast or other main course; side dish.
- the sweet dishes or dessert course served after a cheese course.
Origin of entremets
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Examples from the Web for entremets
As entremets, and as accompaniments to meat, they are largely consumed.A Tramp's Wallet
And so on with the entremets, and hors d'oeuvres, and the rotis, and the releves.A Little Dinner at Timmins's
William Makepeace Thackeray
The latter ornaments were what they called their "intermeats" (entremets).
There was no mystery whatsoever about the fish, and about the entremets.An Englishman in Paris
Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
These may be supplemented to any extent with entremets and entres.The Century Cook Book
- a dessert
- a light dish, formerly served at formal dinners between the main course and the dessert
C18: from French, from Old French entremes, from entre- between, inter- + mes dish, mess