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à la Florentine
Posted 07-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la Florentine
à la Florentine — French for “in the style of Florence (Italy),” and referring to dishes (usually of eggs or fish) that are presented on a bed of spinach…
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à la flamande
Posted 07-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la flamande
à la flamande — is French for “in the Flemish style.” A traditional dish in the North of France, the Flemish carbonnade is a good recipe to enjoy with friends.
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à la financière
Posted 07-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la financière
à la financière — French for “banker's style,” alluding to the expensive ingredients in this French haute cuisine preparation. Such dishes (which can range…
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à la Clamart
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la Clamart
à la Clamart — a French term referring to dishes garnished with peas. It can also refer to a garnish of potato balls — [ah lah kla-MAHR]…
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à la carte
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la carte — this is a French term, literally translated as “according to the card” (the 'card' is the menu card). This applies to meals which are ordered…
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à la broche
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la broche
à la broche — French for “spit-roasted”…
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à la bourguignonne
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la bourguignonne
à la bourguignonne — the French term for “as prepared in Burgundy,” one of France's most famous gastronomic regions. Meat (usually beef, as in boeuf…
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à la bordelaise
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la bordelaise
à la bordelaise — a French term meaning “of or from Bordeaux” and referring to dishes served with bordelaise sauce. Bordelaise sauce is a type of authentic…
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à la bonne femme
Posted 06-03-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la bonne femme
à la bonne femme — literally translated as “good wife,” the term bonne femme describes food prepared in an uncomplicated, homey manner Sole bonne femme is…
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à la
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à la
à la — French term meaning “in the manner (or style) of”: In cooking, this phrase designates the style of preparation or a particular garnish. À la Francaise…
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à l'indienne
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'indienne
à l'indienne — a French expression meaning cooked in the Indian (as in India) style. Ingredients may include spices such as ginger, coriander, cumin…
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à l'espagnole
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'espagnole
à l'espagnole — a French cooking term for foods prepared in the Spanish style, accompanied by a garnish of tomatoes, garlic, onions and sweet red…
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à l'Argenteuil
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'Argenteuil
à l'Argenteuil — a term describing a dish featuring asparagus, named after the French town that is world renowned for its asparagus…
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à l'anglaise
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'anglaise — a French expression meaning something cooked “in the English manner.” It can refer to wildly different cooking methods with no real…
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à l'andalouse
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'andalouse
à l'andalouse — a French term describing dishes using tomatoes, pimientos and sometimes rice pilaf or sausage. Andalouse sauce refers to mayonnaise…
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à l'ancienne
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'ancienne — a French expression meaning “old-fashioned.” When referring to bread or mustard, it usually means whole grain. When à l’Ancienne is…
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à l'américaine
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'américaine
à l'américaine — various methods of preparing meat, game, fish, vegetables, and eggs, the best-known example being homard à l'américaine, a sautéed lobster…
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à l'alsacienne
Posted 26-02-2012 in Glossary terms starting with "A"
à l'alsacienne
à l’Alsacienne is a French cooking expression that is often applied to dishes containing sauerkraut, sausage and ham; the dishes might also include…
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