beef Stroganoff
noun Etymology: probably from Stroganov, surname of a prominent line of Russian nobility Date: 1932 beef sliced thin and cooked in a sour-cream sauce

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  • Beef Stroganoff — although the exact history of the name is unknown.Recipes of braised meats finished with sour cream are fairly typical of medieval Russian cookery.Fact|date=February 2007Elena Molokhovets classic Russian cookbook (1861) gives the first known… …   Wikipedia

  • beef stroganoff — beef′ stro′ga•noff [[t]ˈstrɔ gəˌnɔf, ˈstroʊ [/t]] n. coo thin strips of beef sautéed with onions and mushrooms and cooked in a sour cream sauce • Etymology: 1940–45; after P. Stroganov, 19th cent. Russian count and diplomat …   From formal English to slang

  • beef stroganoff — /bif ˈstrɒgənɒf/ (say beef stroguhnof) noun a dish of meat cooked in a sauce of sour cream, mushrooms, etc. Also, stroganoff. {named after Count Paul Stroganoff, 19th century Russian diplomat} …   Australian English dictionary

  • beef Stroganoff — noun sauteed strips of beef and mushrooms in sour cream sauce served with noodles • Hypernyms: ↑dish * * * Cookery. stroganoff made with strips of beef. [1940 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • beef stroganoff — Cookery. stroganoff made with strips of beef. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Beef Stroganoff —    see Beef …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • beef stroganoff — dish made of sauteed beef mixed with onions and mushrooms and cooked in a cream based sauce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Beef —    , BEEF STROGANOFF, BEEF WELLINGTON, GHATEAUBRIAND    Beef has been a standard food for many, many centuries. The eating of beef was mentioned in the Greek epics the Iliad and the Odyssey. King James II reportedly was so delighted by a roast… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • stroganoff — [strō′gə nôf΄, strô′gə nôf΄] adj. [prob. after Count Sergei Stroganoff (1794 1881), Russ official and gourmet] cooked with sour cream, onions, mushrooms, etc.: used as a postpositive [beef stroganoff] …   English World dictionary

  • Stroganoff — might refer to* the Russian family name Stroganov * the dish Beef Stroganoff …   Wikipedia

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