Meaning of Nesselrode in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnɛs(ə)lrəʊd/


  • More fully "Nesselrode cream", "Nesselrode pie", "Nesselrode pudding". An iced dessert made with chestnuts, cream, preserved fruits, etc., and frequently flavoured with rum.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Barham (1788–1845), writer and Church of England clergyman. From the name of Karl-Robert Vasil′evič Nessel′rode, Russian statesman, for whom the dish is said to have been invented by a French chef.