béarnaise sauce
noun Etymology: French béarnaise, feminine of béarnais of Béarn, France Date: 1877 a sauce of egg yolks and butter flavored with shallots, wine, vinegar, and seasonings

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  • Béarnaise sauce — Béarnaise sauce. The basic sauce is smooth; chopped herbs were added to finish it. Béarnaise sauce (French: Sauce béarnaise) [be.aʁnɛz][1] is a sauce made of clarified butter emulsified in egg yolks and flavored with herbs. It is consi …   Wikipedia

  • Béarnaise sauce — er fransk for en sovs af æggeblommer, smør, eddike og krydderurter. Oprindeligt betyder ordet Béarnaise fra landskabet Béarn . Bearnaisesovs blev først lavet i 1830 i restauranten Pavillon Henri IV i den franske by Saint Germain en Laye …   Danske encyklopædi

  • béarnaise sauce — [bā΄är nāz′] n. a creamy sauce, esp. for meat or fish, made of butter and egg yolks and flavored with wine, vinegar, shallots, and herbs * * * …   Universalium

  • béarnaise sauce — [bā΄är nāz′] n. a creamy sauce, esp. for meat or fish, made of butter and egg yolks and flavored with wine, vinegar, shallots, and herbs …   English World dictionary

  • Bearnaise sauce — thumb|right|200px|Béarnaise sauceBéarnaise sauce (French: Sauce béarnaise ) IPA all|be.aʁ.nɛz [] is a sauce made of clarified butter and egg yolks flavored with tarragon and shallots, with chervil and tarragon simmered in vinegar to make a… …   Wikipedia

  • bearnaise sauce — /ˌbɛəneɪz ˈsɔs/ (say .bairnayz saws) noun a rich sauce, made from egg yolks and butter with lemon juice or vinegar, flavoured with herbs, especially tarragon, and served with meat or fish. Also, sauce béarnaise. {bearnaise from French, from Béarn …   Australian English dictionary

  • béarnaise sauce — noun A sauce resembling hollandaise, but sassier, using white wine. Syn: béarnaise, bearnaise …   Wiktionary

  • Béarnaise sauce — [ˌbeɪə neɪz] noun a rich sauce thickened with egg yolks and flavoured with tarragon. Origin Béarnaise, feminine of Fr. béarnais of Béarn , a region of SW France …   English new terms dictionary

  • béarnaise sauce — noun see béarnaise …   Useful english dictionary

  • béarnaise sauce —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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