à la provençale

variants: or à la provencale

Definition of à la provençale

: 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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First Known Use of à la provençale

1733, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for à la provençale

borrowed from French, “in the Provençal manner”

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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 25 Jan. 2021.

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