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à l' albigeoise

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French;

garnish for meat consisting of stuffed tomatoes and potato croquettes.

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à l' allemande

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German style;

dishes finished or garnished with German specialities such as sauerkraut, smoked sausage, or pickled pork.

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à l' ancienne

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Literally, ‘old-style’. Usually a dish with a mixed garnish of beans, cooked lettuce, and hard-boiled egg.

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à l' archiduc

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Dishes seasoned with paprika and blended with cream.

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à l' arlésienne

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French garnishes:

1 aubergine, onions, and tomatoes;

2 fried small whole tomatoes and pickled chicory hearts;

3 tomatoes...

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à l' aurore

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Dishes served with tomato-flavoured aurora sauce or yellow-coloured garnishes, suggesting the rising sun.

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à l' Autrichienne

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French;

used synonymously with à la Hongroise for dishes seasoned with paprika, fennel, and sour cream.

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à l' impériale

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Dishes with a rich garnish of foie gras, truffles, cocks' combs, and kidneys.

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à l' italienne

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Dishes made partly or wholly of pasta, often with cheese and tomato.

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à l' orientale

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Fish, eggs, or vegetables, cooked with tomatoes and flavoured with garlic and saffron.

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à la bordelaise

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French;

dish with a red wine sauce and ceps (boletus mushrooms).

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à la boulangère

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Originally French for any dish baked in the oven. Nowadays it means potatoes and onions cooked with meat in stock.

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à la bourgeoise

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Family-style dish, homely but appetizing cookery. Also means garnished with carrots, onions, and diced lean bacon.

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à la bretonne

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Dish with a garnish of cauliflower.

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à la cardinal

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Dish with a scarlet effect, as when a fish dish is served with a coral or lobster sauce dusted with paprika or cayenne.

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à la carte

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Meal chosen from a list of foods and dishes available rather than from a set menu or meal.

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à la catalane

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Dish with a garnish of aubergine and rice.

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à la crécy

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Dish made or garnished with carrots.

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à la créole

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Usually a dish served on rice. In the case of savoury dishes, with a garnish or sauce of red peppers and tomatoes; for sweet dishes orange, banana, pineapple, or rum may be included.

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à la diable

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Highly spiced; see devilled.

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