ravigote


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ra·vi·gote

also ra·vi·gotte  (ră-vē-gôt′)
n.
A vinegar sauce seasoned with minced onion, capers, and herbs, used with boiled meats or fish.

[French, from ravigoter, to add new vigor, alteration of obsolete ravigorer, from Old French : re-, re- + a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + vigeur, vigor; see vigor.]
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Noun1.ravigote - veloute sauce seasoned with chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, shallots and capers
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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My corned beef with ravigote and soda bread would have made a hearty lunch.
The sauce is an herb ravigote with a base of reduced grapefruit juice, shallots, and grapefruit zest, broken with kale oil.
Cette fragrance m'enivre, me ravive et me ravigote.
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The fried green tomatoes ($10) were terrific, underlain by a lemon basil aioli and crowned with a lump crab ravigote, a vinegar-based sauce.
Guests enjoyed a huge selection of Antoine's specialties and New Orleans favorites, some of which included Oyster Foche, Oysters Rockefeller, Crabmeat Ravigote, Chateaubriand with Marchan de Vin sauce, Filet de Truite Amandine, and fried soft-shell crabs.
The dish is a variety of meats such as shin of beef or brisket, a good chicken plus tongue boiled in a clear stock with chunky vegetables and served with sauces such as horseradish, salsa verde or sauce ravigote.