Origin of eschalot
1695–1705; < French, Middle French eschalotte, diminutive of eschaloigne scallion
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Examples from the Web for eschalot
Shred an eschalot as fine as possible and mix it with breadcrumbs.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode
Harriet A. de Salis
The most elegant preparation of the onion tribe is the eschalot wine, No. 402.
No. 307 for sauce, to which some add a few drops of eschalot wine or vinegar.
Rub a hot dish with an eschalot or onion; pour the sauce in, and lay the turbot carefully in the midst.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;
Charlotte Campbell Bury
- another name for a shallot
C18: from Old French eschalotte a little scallion