à la provençale


variants or à la provencale
: prepared in the style of Provence typically with garlic and olive oil
… a chicken sautéed in oil with garlic and tomato, garnished with fried eggs and the crayfish. It was really a turn on chicken à la provençale, with eggs and crayfish added.Raymond A. Sokolov, The Cook's Canon, 2003

Word History


borrowed from French, "in the Provençal manner"

First Known Use

1733, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of à la provençale was in 1733

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“à la provençale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20la%20proven%C3%A7ale. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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