au poivre

\ ō-ˈpwäv(rᵊ) How to pronounce au poivre (audio) \

Definition of au poivre

: prepared or served with a generous amount of usually coarsely ground black pepper steak au poivre

Examples of au poivre in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the empty plates of steak au poivre were cleared and before the banana-coconut bread was served, Elsesser and Elkaim stood up in the center of the dining room for a heartfelt toast. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 12 May 2022 The steak frites is a standout, cooked with sage oil, topped with sauce au poivre and served with herb fries. Emma Balter, Chron, 6 May 2022 The steak au poivre for $25 might be the best value anywhere. cleveland, 3 Feb. 2022 The oysters are extremely fresh, true to their description in the menu, and the steak au poivre, fish cakes, and baked gnocchi are all as flavorful and colourful as the décor surrounding them. George Koutsakis, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 One of the most popular and perfectly cooked dishes on the menu is New York strip steak, which can be ordered with garlic butter, Roquefort or au poivre sauce, and is served with crispy frites. New York Eateries, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021 It was perfectly seasoned and served with an au poivre sauce radiating the sly heat of chile pequin peppers. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 8 July 2021 The Parisian-style bistro will serve traditional French dishes made with California ingredients including steak au poivre and beef short rib à la Bourguignon, along with French wines, cocktails and mocktails. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Times, 16 June 2021 The three-course dinner menu includes appetizers like lobster bisque and short rib tortellini, main courses such as jumbo scallops and au poivre filet mignon, and desserts including molten lava cake and strawberry ricotta cheesecake. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 4 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of au poivre

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for au poivre

French, with pepper

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15 May 2022

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“Au poivre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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