Definition of Tournedos

1. Noun. Thick steak cut from the beef tenderloin.

Generic synonyms: Filet, Fillet



Definition of Tournedos

1. Noun. Filet mignon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tournedos

1. [n TOURNEDOS]

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Literary usage of Tournedos

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1. The Book of Entrées: Including Casserole and Planked Dishes by Janet McKenzie Hill (1911)
"Round fillets about one and a quarter inches thick are called tournedos. To preserve the shape a string is often tied around a tournedo to hold it while ..."

2. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"Virginia 85 Ragout Lucullus 85 Calf Brains, Brown Butter 40 tournedos, Mousquetaire 90 tournedos, Beraud. . . .1.00 tournedos. ..."

3. The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book by Victor Hirtzler (1919)
"Place on a platter and garnish with parsley in branches and quartered lemons. Serve sauce Rougemont separate. tournedos, Caf6 Julien. Take tournedos ..."

4. Louis' Every Woman's Cook Book by Louis Muckensturm (1910)
"tournedos OF FILLET OF BEEF CHERON <&£ Cut four small steaks, about an inch thick, from a well- trimmed tenderloin. Season with salt and pepper, dip in oil, ..."

5. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1845)
"... near Rouen, which evidently owe their shape to the power of the waves. (See Figures.) Fig. 168. tournedos, above Rouen. Fig. 170. Fig. 169. Elbeuf. ..."

6. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1839)
"At various heights on the steep sides of these hills are outstanding pillars and pinnacles of a very hard and compact chalk, as at tournedos and Elbeuf, ..."

7. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"tournedos.—This word will not be found in any French dictionary as applied ... A tournedos is- a thin collop, which is put upon the fire and is done on one ..."

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