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  • n  a course of appetizers in an Italian meal

  • In gastronomy, the Philadelphia revelations indicate that for appetizers, hors d'oeuvre, antipasto, Zuspeise or a "chaw" of preserved beef might well be substituted for cocktails.
  • It was an afterthought, available off the shelf as part of a $45 CD-ROM crammed with random tidbits, software antipasto, odds and ends you could live without one of which was .
  • The artist and some of his friends fed the good father an excellent lunch of antipasto and steak, and followed him, wringing their hands, as he walked past the pictures.

  • Cristiano Lucarelli in Independent
    This was the antipasto of what awaits the regular starters,their striker Cristiano Lucarelli said. "Let's not forget that Italy is the world champion and everyone wants to beat us."
  • Marco Melandri in
    Marco Melandri said, "The victory at Le Mans was a huge emotion, the best possible 'antipasto' before my home race. To head back to Italy straight after a win is fantastic even though Mugello will be a completely different story. My home race in...
  • Marcella Hazan in Times LIVE
    Hazan describes vitello tonnato as the "ideal second course for a summer menu, a beautiful antipasto for an elegant dinner and a successful party dish for small or large buffets".

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