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à la

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 746 words.

a French phrase which introduces a name indicating how a dish has been prepared: thus, Sole à la normande, Potage

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à la

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 543 words.

a French phrase which introduces a name indicating how a dish has been prepared: thus, Sole à la normande, Potage

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à la mode

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Bœuf à la mode is beef braised in the classic way; also (in USA) fruit or other sweet pie served with ice cream.

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à la mode

in The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 320 words.

is a French phrase that translates to “in the current fashion.” In the realm of sweets, it turns out to

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A1 sauce

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 60 words.

A brand of brown sauce. The recipe was created in 1824 by H. W. Brand, who was chef to

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aardvark

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 185 words.

Orycteropus afer, an animal of southern Africa which is truly ‘one of a kind’; it has no relations, although

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aardvark

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 185 words.

Orycteropus afer, an animal of southern Africa which is truly ‘one of a kind’; it has no relations, although

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abalone

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 35 words.

A shellfish (mollusc), Haliotus spp., also known as ormer, paua, or sea ear. A 100‐g portion is a rich source

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abalone

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 682 words.

the common name used since the mid-19th century in N. America, and now generally adopted, for large single-shell molluscs of

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<span class="smallCaps">Abalone</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 230 words.

Now considered a luxury shellfish, abalone is found on the Pacific Rim and along the coast of California. The commercial

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