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It i s wonderful infused into custard or syrup for peach ice cream or sorbet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Remove the lemon sorbet from the freezer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add a scoop of lemon sorbet to each one and tuck in. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Make the sorbet by blending all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Serve with a fruit sorbet of your choice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Top with a scoop of lemon sorbet, then add some chopped mango. The Sun (2012)To eke them out, make sorbet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can high-tech science kit really make a simple sorbet taste different? Times, Sunday Times (2012)First, place your ice cream or sorbet in a shallow container in the freezer for an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A mix of fruit sorbet and vanilla ice cream. The Sun (2011)The inventive tasting menu may include an intriguing dish of dried scallop or a dessert of milk sorbet, blueberry and spruce syrup. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use the juice to make a refreshing sorbet with mint and a splash of vodka, or to liven up icing on a cupcake. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had a lemon sorbet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Put a metal bowl or container in the freezer to chill for 30 minutes, then pour in the ice cream or sorbet mixture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'sorbet'
British English: sorbet /ˈsɔːbeɪ/ NOUN
Sorbet is a frozen dessert made with fruit juice, sugar, and water.
...a light lemon sorbet.
- American English: sorbet
- Arabic: مُثَلَجَاتُ الفَاكِهَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: sorvete
- Chinese: 果汁冰糕
- Croatian: sorbet
- Czech: šerbet
- Danish: sorbet
- Dutch: sorbet
- European Spanish: sorbete
- Finnish: sorbetti
- French: sorbet
- German: Fruchteis
- Greek: σερμπέτι
- Italian: sorbetto
- Japanese: ソルベ
- Korean: 셔벗
- Norwegian: sorbet
- Polish: sorbet
- European Portuguese: sorvete
- Romanian: șerbet
- Russian: шербет
- Spanish: sorbete
- Swedish: sorbet
- Thai: น้ำแข็งที่ผสมน้ำผลไม้
- Turkish: sorbet
- Ukrainian: шербет
- Vietnamese: nước quả ướp lạnh
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