answersLogoWhite

0

What are hors d'oeuvres?

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-07-09 19:08:10

Best Answer

Hors d'oeuvres are small portions of tasty foods served as appetizer sbefore a meal or at cocktail party. From the French, and literally means "outside of work" < hors, outside (< L foris) + de, of (see de-) + oeuvre, work (< L opera, works).

As 'finger food', most hors d'oeuvres are picked up and eaten by hand. Some will have toothpicks or similar dispensing utensils. Hors d'oeuvres is a French term for an appetizer. They can be olives, canapes, or pigs in a blanket. They are served before the beginning of a meal. They are a cold item of finger food (served on a platter), that could typically be consumed in one to three bites. (Canapes are hot items of finger food.)

Note : As they are rarely served singly, the correct plural spelling (in English) is hors d'oeuvres.

See related questions for more information.
They are the small appetizers served before the entree of a meal.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-07-09 19:08:10
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What are hors d'oeuvres?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How do you spell the plural form of hors doeuvres?

In English, hors d'oeuvres is the plural and the singular is hors d'oeuvre.un hors-d'oeuvre, pl. des "hors-d'oeuvre". The word is invariable in French; only the determiner is changed to plural.In multiple part words, verbs, adverbs and prepositions do not change. Nouns can take the plural mark, or not depending of the sense of the word. EX: "une pomme de terre, des pommes de terre" because one or many potatoes always come from the ground.a number of examples in the short linked article (in French)


What is an entree?

In general use in the U.S., it simply means the main course.Technically, though, is classic, formal dining (and mostly in the UK), it was an intermediate course the preceeded the main course and followed either fish or hors doeuvres -- hence the name, meaning entrance.


How do you spell hors douvres?

Hors d'oeuvres


How do you spell hors devors?

hors d'oevres


How do you spell Hors dooeurvre?

The correct spelling is hors d'oeuvres. (plural)(In French hors d'oeuvre / hors d'&Aring;&ldquo;uvre is both singular and plural.)


What is the proper spelling of hors deurves?

Hors d'oeuvres


How do you pronounce hors d'ouerves?

Hors d'oeuvre = &ocirc;r d&ucirc;rvzsee following link : hors-d-oeuvre


How do you spell hors deouvres?

The correct US spelling for the appetizers is hors d'oeuvres (originally hors d'&oelig;uvre).


What is the definition of hors d'oeuvres?

hors d'oeuvre(&Atilde;&acute;r d&Atilde;&raquo;rv)n. pl. hors d'oeuvres (&Atilde;&acute;r d&Atilde;&raquo;rvz) or hors d'oeuvre - An appetizer served before a meal.[French hors d'uvre : hors, outside + de, of + uvre, (the main) work.]


Name a vine fruit beginning with H?

hors hors


When was Hors Saison created?

Hors Saison was created in 1992.


How do you say hors d'oeuvre in Hawaiian?

hors d'oeuvre = p&#363;p&#363;

People also asked