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Thermidor

Definition: Thermidor


Thermidor:
A method of preparing shellfish. The meat is removed from the shell and mixed with a tarragon, shallot, and mustard bechamel. This mixture is then spooned back into the shell, topped with Parmesan cheese, and broiled until golden brown. The technique is most often applied to lobster but can be used to prepare crab or shrimp.

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chynablue chynablue 8 years
That sounds awesome! How do you make mustard bechamel? What else would it be good with?
bidds626 bidds626 8 years
powerpuff- my boyfriend doesn't eat tuna melts for this particular reason, hahaha. the simplest of pleasures!
verily verily 8 years
Sounds delish to me.
Powerpuffgirl Powerpuffgirl 8 years
I don't like seafood and cheese combinations, so although I love lobster, not a fan of lobster thermidor. I've heard that, traditionally, Italians also don't combine cheese and seafood. Anyone know if that's true? I think I heard Mario Batali say that once on his show.
Bettyesque Bettyesque 8 years
Very interesting.
4BYRDS 4BYRDS 8 years
i think it is actually some sort of instrument too.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Yum Yum!!!
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
Ha, good to know. I'd always assumed it referred to some sort of device. Oops.
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