Definition of Tiramisu

1. Noun. An Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate.

Generic synonyms: Afters, Dessert, Sweet



Definition of Tiramisu

1. Noun. an Italian semifreddo dessert, originally from the Veneto, made from ladyfinger biscuits, cocoa, mascarpone cheese, Marsala wine, eggs, sugar and espresso coffee ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tiramisu

1. a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, chocolate, and espresso [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiramisu

tipula
tipulary
tipulas
tipulid
tipuna
tipunas
tiqueur
tiracizine
tirade
tirades
tiradito
tiraditos
tiragalloite
tirailleur
tirailleurs
tiramisu (current term)
tiramisus
tirapazamine
tiratricol
tire
tire-pressure
tire-pressure gauge
tire-woman
tire barrier
tire bead
tire chains
tire gauge
tire iron

Literary usage of Tiramisu

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Cookbook by Susan Pollack (2005)
"RECIPES tiramisu TOFFEE TRIFLE PIE MAKES 8-10 SERVINGS I 1/2 tablespoons instant ... Note: tiramisu Toffee Trifle Pie may be made the day before serving. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"You can't beat the tiramisu for dessert. Le Cottage 97 Boulevard de Grand Case -a 590-29-03-30 French $$$ Dinner only Closed Sundays during off-season and ..."

3. The US Virgin Islands Alive! by Harriet Greenberg, Douglas Greenberg (2006)
"There are also prime ribs, steaks and chicken dishes. tiramisu and warm apple strudel are delicious desserts. Dinner 6-10 pm. Closed Sun. Parking available. ..."

4. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"... Road in the Town- side Festival Mall, -a 540-344-8960, serves an eclectic mix of food, and features great wine and tiramisu, the rich Italian dessert. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"For a real treat, try the lobster-stuffed pasta accompanied by a bottle of Chianti, followed by traditional tiramisu for dessert. The d├ęcor is nautical with ..."

6. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"save room for a scrumptious tiramisu for dessert. There's a fine selection of wines, too. Restaurante El Refugio. $$, serves innovative food in a ..."

7. British Virgin Islands Alive! by Harriet Greenberg, Douglas Greenberg (2005)
"Desserts include homemade kalhua tiramisu and strawberry sorbet. The lunch menu includes ravioli, lasagna and excellent pizza. Giorgio's has a fine wine ..."

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