from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Consommé or broth garnished with long thin strips of vegetables.
- adj. Cut into long thin strips: julienne potatoes; julienned pork.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a garnish of vegetables cut into long, thin strips.
- v. To prepare by cutting in this way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of soup containing thin slices or shreds of carrots, onions, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clear soup containing various herbs or vegetables cut in very small pieces.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cut into long thin strips
- n. a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
- n. a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables
The term julienne means to cut into thin sticks, like matchsticks.
When you remove the zest with a vegetable peeler and cut it into thin slivers, this is called julienne of zest.
I actually had to look up "julienne" in a dictionary before I understood it - then I found it amusing, clever and educational!
"I kind of julienne it up a little bit and then throw it in with some carrots like that, usually with just a really simple lime vinaigrette on there.
There's always brisket bulgogi ($14) and vegetarian japchae (glassy, sweet potato-starch noodles with julienne vegetables, $12), plus a protein of the day.
Need tips on filleting a fish, slicing roasts or learning what “julienne” or “chiffonade” mean?
Pile the spinach leave on top of each other and julienne them into thin strips.
It was a good blend of ingredients, mind you - and I got to use my new julienne peeler!
Although Butler can julienne with aplomb, he doesn't want to be a chef.
How did these oranges make their way to my little pinpoint on this big world map as I carefully julienne my peels.