Topic: kirsch

Luvchezcake    -- 12-28-2002 @ 10:02 AM
  At the risk of sounding dumb, what is Kirsch?

diana    -- 12-28-2002 @ 3:09 PM

Here is the definition of Kirsch:

kirsch; kirschwasser

Definition: [KEERSH; KEERSH-vah-ser] From the German kirsch ("cherry") and wasser ("water"), this clear brandy is distilled from cherry juice and pits. In cookery, it's most prominently known as a flavorful addition to fondue and cherries jubilee.

Copyright (c) 1995 by Barron's Educational Series, from The New Food Lover's Companion, Second Edition, by Sharon Tyler Herbst  

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