ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,
ersatz_read
ersatz_read
1word1day

pulpatoon

pulpatoon, noun.  A dish made of rabbits, birds, etc., in a crust of forcemeat.

Forcemeat is a mixture of ground meat and other ingredients, bound with egg.  Or, sometimes it's bound with breadcrumbs.  Basically, it's meat paste.

So, pulpatoon is sort of an extra-meaty meat pie, which could be an interesting option for this week's pi day.

Etymology:  Italian, from polpetonne, a large meatball or risolle.  The word was in use in cookbooks at least as early as the 1700s, but does not appear to be in use today.

Similar words are poupeton and pupton.  Exact distinctions between the three words are unclear.
The modern paupiette describes a very similar dish.

A recipe for apple poupeton, and one for a pulpatoon of pigeons, and very nearly the same dish as a pupton of pigeons.
Tags: italian, noun, p, theme: food, wordsmith: ersatz_read
Subscribe

  • Wednesday Word: Smeek

    Smeek - noun or verb I felt very proud of myself the other day smashing down smeeking on Words With Friends. But, I didn't know the definition.…

  • Sunday Word: Obstreperous

    obstreperous [ uhb- strep-er- uhs] adjective: 1 resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly 2 noisy, clamorous, or…

  • Tuesday word: Intrepid

    Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 Intrepid (adjective) in·trep·id [in-trep-id] adjective 1. resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer. WORDS…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments