Banon



a small, round goat cheese from Provence, France, that is dipped in brandy before being wrapped in chestnut leaves.
Contemporary Examples

Diallo lawyers have manifestly followed the banon and Carlton affairs to bolster their civil suit.
New DSK Book Tells of His Side of Diallo Affair, Prostitution Ring Tracy McNicoll December 1, 2011

It went very badly with [bleep],” says banon, half laughing as she compares him to a “rutting chimpanzee.
Three Women to Decide IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Sexual-Assault Case Christopher Dickey May 16, 2011

But at the Hotel Bel-Ami on Thursday, banon pulled no punches.
Tristane Banon Takes a Victory Lap Tracy McNicoll October 23, 2011

Taubmann is similarly suspicious of the Tristane banon case.
New DSK Book Tells of His Side of Diallo Affair, Prostitution Ring Tracy McNicoll December 1, 2011

Going forward, banon wants to get the three-year statute of limitations on sexual assault changed, unanimously, in Parliament.
Tristane Banon Takes a Victory Lap Tracy McNicoll October 23, 2011

“It was eight years ago and the pig stole my life,” banon writes, referring to Strauss-Kahn throughout only with animal epithets.
Victory for DSK or His Accuser? Tracy McNicoll October 13, 2011

Upon the book’s release on Thursday, banon told French TV she had no intention of reading the book.
New DSK Book Tells of His Side of Diallo Affair, Prostitution Ring Tracy McNicoll December 1, 2011

Strauss-Kahn has filed a libel suit against banon for her attempted rape allegations.
DSK’s French Accuser Speaks Tracy McNicoll September 29, 2011

Koubbi also suggested an apology from Strauss-Kahn, who still has a libel case pending against banon, could make the difference.
Hooker-Ring Probe Embroils DSK Tracy McNicoll October 17, 2011

Historical Examples

I have reason myself to know that two families of “banon” still exist here.
Notes and Queries, Number 139, June 26, 1852 Various

noun

a type of soft French goat’s-milk cheese wrapped in dried chestnut leaves, sometimes soaked in cognac or marc, and tied for aging; also called le banon
Usage Note

cooking

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