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omelette


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Egg whisked and fried. May be plain or filled with mushrooms, bacon, cheese, etc. Spanish omelette (tortilla) is filled with potato. Name probably derived from a dish of eggs with honey and pepper prepared by Apicius, which he called ovemele (egg honey). See also soufflé.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.


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