pot-au-feu


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pot-au-feu

 (pô-tō-fœ′)
n. pl. pot-au-feu
A French dish of boiled meats and vegetables.

[French : pot, pot + au, on the + feu, fire.]

pot-au-feu

(French pɔtofø)
n
1. (Cookery) a traditional French stew of beef and vegetables
2. (Cookery) the large earthenware casserole in which this is cooked
[literally: pot on the fire]

pot-au-feu

(Fr. pɔ toʊˈfœ)

n., pl. pot-au-feu.
a dish of boiled meat and vegetables.
[1785–95; < French: literally, pot on the fire]
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Noun1.pot-au-feu - traditional French stew of vegetables and beefpot-au-feu - traditional French stew of vegetables and beef
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
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The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mutton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.
I sampled their incredible smoked haddock, spinach and saffron pot-au-feu, followed by dreamy salted caramel chocolate brownies.
On one evening, we dined on pot-au-feu (a hearty beef broth, with vegetables and pasta), followed by a mouth-watering Macadamia nutthe crusted black cod, served with shiitake mushrooms, beansprouts and soy ginger sabayon, followed by a maracuja sorbet - all absolutely delicious.
Local ingredients Highlights from the French-inspired menu include local ingredients such as an entree of Omani prawn served with vegetable pot-au-feu, followed by a main course that includes grilled tuna steak with ratatouille garnished with black olive foam.
Simple passe-temps pour certains et veritable necessite corporelle pour d'autres, l'exercice sportif pendant ce mois sacre souleve diverses questions, a savoir, entre autres, si le sport et le Ramadan sont compatibles et si les pot-au-feu et les diabetiques encourent des dangers en entamant un programme occasionnel pendant ce mois.
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