A large meal originating in Colonial Indonesia composed of many different dishes with rice as the main ingredient; several side-dishes such as , and serundeng are served to make it a "rijsttafel".

The famous rijsttafel, love-hate legacy of Dutch imperial days—at its most numbing brilliance it required 23 men and a boy to serve—

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  • Rijsttafel — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El rijsttafel (mesa de arroz) es una comida de origen indonesio que se compone de veinte o más pequeños platos de carne, pollo y verduras con diverso grado de picante y que se acompaña con diversos tipos de arroz. Se …   Wikipedia Español

  • rijsttafel — or rijstafel [rīs′tä΄fəl] n. [Du < rijst, rice (< MDu rijs < OFr ris,RICE) + tafel, table < MDu tafele < VL * tavola < L tabula,TABLE] an Indonesian meal in which rice is served with a wide variety of foods and sauces in side… …   English World dictionary

  • rijsttafel — /ruys tah feuhl/, n. an Indonesian meal consisting of rice served with a large array of small dishes of meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, and condiments. Also rijstafel. [1885 90; < D, equiv. to rijst RICE + tafel TABLE] * * * ▪ Indonesian food …   Universalium

  • rijsttafel — noun Etymology: Dutch, from rijst rice + tafel table Date: 1889 an Indonesian meal consisting of rice and a variety of accompanying dishes (as meat, seafood, and vegetables) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rijsttafel — n. Indonesian meal that consists of rice and many seasoned side dishes (poultry, meat, seafood, vegetables) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rijsttafel —    (RICE tah fel) [Dutch: rice table] An Indonesian meal consisting of boiled rice surrounded by many spicy side dishes of meat, seafood, vegetables, sauces, etc …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • rijsttafel — [ rʌɪstˌtα:f(ə)l] noun a meal of SE Asian food consisting of a selection of spiced rice dishes. Origin Du., from rijst rice + tafel table …   English new terms dictionary

  • rijsttafel — rijst·ta·fel …   English syllables

  • rijsttafel — rijst|ta|fel (el. ristaffel) sb. (itk.) (en madret) …   Dansk ordbog

  • rijsttafel — ˈrīˌstäfəl noun ( s) Etymology: Dutch, from rijst rice (from Middle Dutch rijs, from Middle French ris) + tafel table, from Middle Dutch tavele, tafele, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin tavola, from Latin tabula …   Useful english dictionary

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