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En Papillote

Definition: En Papillote

En Papillote
A French-cooking technique in which food is baked inside a paper package. The steam keeps the meat, poultry, fish, or vegetables super moist. Usually parchment paper is used, but foil works as well. The package is opened tableside to reveal the succulent food.

In Italian the technique is referred to as al Cartoccio.


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