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Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 08, 2004

In Reply to: Soufflée?? posted by CjK on August 08, 2004

: What *soufflée* could be,when it stands alone ? As in ---This is a very admirable soufflée. ---
: Could this be omelette? Or it's a kind of dessert? Thank you.

A food preparation which expands,blows up or expands when cooked. It doesn't blow up like BOOM, it just sorta puffs up.
It is from the L***n word "sufflaro" or "sublare" meaning to expand or increase in size.