Ganache meaning

gə-näsh
A rich icing made of chocolate and cream heated and stirred together, used also as a filling, as for cakes or pastry.
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A rich creamy chocolate filling made of chocolate and cream, used for confections such as the filling of truffles.
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A rich, thick filling or frosting of heavy cream and usually chocolate.
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Origin of ganache

  • French lower jaw of a horse, jowl, good-for-nothing idiot, ganache from Italian ganascia jaw from Vulgar Latin ganathus from Greek gnathos genu-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French ganache

    From Wiktionary