à la provençale

adjective
variants: or

à la provencale

Definition of à la provençale

cooking

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of à la provençale

borrowed from French, “in the Provençal manner”


First Known Use: 1733


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