January 13, 2007

bonne bouche

bonne bouche: a tasty morsel kept for last so as to finish with a "good (taste in the mouth) n.
--Xenia, Coleman Barks.

bonne-bouche [bahn-BOOSH] French for "tasty little bite," referring to any of various small enticements such as a snack, tidbit or hors d'oeuvre.
--The New Food Lover's Companion, 3rd edition, Sharon Tyler Herbst.

Bloggin' John Comments:
Bonne bouche: This term represents elegance and good taste.


  1. Every night I treat my self to a bonne bouche of Eldorado chocolate!

  2. Consider a piece of chocolate or small glass of wine an after dinner bonne bouche!