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Welsh rarebit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Welsh rarebit, Welsh rabbit, rarebit(noun)

    cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast


  1. Welsh rarebit(n.)

    same as Welsh rabbit.


  1. Welsh rarebit(Noun)

    a dish of cheese melted with a little ale and served on toast

  2. Origin: Corruption of Welsh rabbit.


  1. Welsh rarebit

    Welsh rarebit or Welsh rabbit is a dish made with a savoury sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients and served hot, after being poured over slices of toasted bread, or the hot cheese sauce may be served in a bowl accompanied by sliced, toasted bread. The names of the dish originate from 18th-century Great Britain. Welsh rarebit is typically made with Cheddar cheese, in contrast to the Continental European fondue which classically depends on Swiss cheeses. "Eighteenth-century English cookbooks reveal that it was then considered to be a luscious supper or tavern dish, based on the fine cheddar-type cheeses and the wheat breads […] . Surprisingly, it seems there was not only a Welsh Rabbit, but also an English Rabbit, an Irish and a Scotch Rabbit, but nary a rarebit." Various recipes for Welsh rarebit include the addition of ale, mustard, ground cayenne pepper or ground paprika and Worcestershire sauce. The sauce may also be made by blending cheese and mustard into a Béchamel sauce or Mornay sauce. Some recipes for Welsh rarebit have become textbook savoury dishes listed by culinary authorities including Escoffier, Saulnier and others, who tend to use the form Welsh rarebit, emphasising that it is not a meat dish. In the United States, a frozen prepared sauce sold under the Stouffer's brand name can be found in supermarkets.

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How to say Welsh rarebit in sign language?

  1. welshrarebit


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Welsh rarebit in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Welsh rarebit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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