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Mignardises

Definition: Mignardises

Mignardises
Small sweet tid-bits served at the end of the meal (after dessert), usually with coffee. It's derived from the old French word, "Mignard" which means either small child, or graceful, pretty and delicate.

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kikidior kikidior 10 years
yummy yummy yummy i want those in my tummy. and thats cool to know.
Food Food 10 years
What healthypig said is what I usually think of as well. Although in many places/restaurants, the words are used interchangeably. Friandises (which is French for morsel or tidbit) can be used as well.
healthypig healthypig 10 years
A petit four is usually a small cake, while mignardises are usually candy.
Molly Molly 10 years
What's the difference between this and Petit Fours?
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
mmmmmm those look good
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Good to know.
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