peach melba

peach melba
peach mel|ba [ ,pitʃ `melbə ] noun uncount
a sweet food that consists of half a PEACH with ICE CREAM and RASPBERRY sauce on top

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Peach Melba — Peach Melba, garnished with slivered almonds The Peach Melba (French: pêche Melba, pronounced [pɛʃ mɛl.ba]) is a classic dessert, invented in 1892 or 1893 by the French chef Auguste Escoffier at the Savoy Hotel, London to honour the Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • peach melba — noun ice cream and peaches with a liqueur • Hypernyms: ↑dessert, ↑sweet, ↑afters * * * peach Melba f5 [peach Melba peach Melbas] [ˌpiːtʃ ˈmelbə] [ˌpiːtʃ ˈmelbə] …   Useful english dictionary

  • peach Melba — a dessert consisting of cooked peach halves served with vanilla ice cream and Melba sauce. Also, peach melba, pêche Melba. [1925 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Peach Melba — noun (gastronomy) Peach Melba: classic French dessert, combing peaches and raspberry sauce accompanied with vanilla ice cream …   Wiktionary

  • peach Melba — peach′ Mel′ba n. coo a dessert of peach halves topped with vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce Etymology: 1905–10; after Nellie Melba; cf. earlier F pêches (à la) Melba …   From formal English to slang

  • Peach Melba — Peach Mel|ba [ˌpi:tʃ ˈmelbə] n [U and C] half a peach served with ice cream and ↑raspberry juice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • peach Melba — noun a dish of ice cream and peaches with Melba sauce. Origin from the name of the Australian operatic soprano Dame Nellie Melba (1861–1931) …   English new terms dictionary

  • peach Melba — /pitʃ ˈmɛlbə/ (say peech melbuh) noun fresh peaches, poached in a sugar syrup, served round vanilla ice cream, all topped with Melba sauce. {created in 1893 by Auguste Escoffier, 1847?–1935, French chef, for Dame Nellie Melba} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peach Melba — noun (C, U) half a peach served with ice cream and raspberry juice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • peach melba — UK [ˌpiːtʃ ˈmelbə] / US [ˌpɪtʃ ˈmelbə] noun [uncountable] a sweet food that consists of half a peach with ice cream and raspberry sauce on top …   English dictionary


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