Origin of shallot
Examples from the Web for shallot
When oil shimmers, add the anchovies, garlic, shallot, and bread crumbs.
Directions: In a bowl, toss the shallot slices with the flour.
Test a shallot slice to assure the oil is sufficiently hot enough to fry the shallots.
Shallot, sha-lot′, n. a species of onion with a flavour like that of garlic.
When the shallot is hot pour off the oil, add one cup of brown gravy, and simmer for five minutes.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
The vinegar, shallot, and onion may be boiled separately as for a piquante sauce.
The mixture is slightly flavoured with shallot, savoury herbs or thyme, chopped parsley, and a little nutmeg.Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery|A. G. Payne
Chopped mushrooms, parsley and shallot, seasoned with discretion, leave little to ask 175 for.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for shallot
Word Origin for shallot
Word Origin and History for shallot
"small onion," 1660s, shortened from eschalot, from French échalote, from Middle French eschalotte, from Old French eschaloigne, from Vulgar Latin *escalonia (see scallion).