How do you you pronounce au gratin?

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What does au gratin mean in French?

When you cook a dish au gratin, you sprinkle it with breadcrumbs and brown the top in a hot oven. Some au gratin recipes also call for melted, browned cheese. The phrase au gratin literally means “by grating” in French, or “with a crust,” from the verb gratter, “to scrape, scratch, or grate.”

What does gratin mean in English?

1 : a brown crust formed on food that has been cooked au gratin also : a dish so cooked. 2 : upper crust the gratin of London society.