[bawr-dl-eyz; French bawr-duh-lez]
- a brown sauce flavored with red wine and shallots and garnished with poached marrow and parsley.
Origin of Bordelaise
< French, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, equivalent to Bordel- Bordeaux + -ais -ese
Also called Bordelaise sauce.
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Examples from the Web for bordelaise
Fry the eggs in oil, put on toast, cover with Bordelaise sauce, and lay two slices of truffle on each egg.
Dish up on a platter, put some sliced parboiled beef marrow on top, and cover with Bordelaise sauce.
When done place on top of a thin slice of heated, or fresh-boiled, ham, and cover with Bordelaise sauce.
Then place it on four pieces of dry toast, and cover with well-seasoned Bordelaise sauce.
The well-known Bordelaise sauce is simply Spanish sauce with the addition of white wine and shallots.Choice Cookery
- cookery denoting a brown sauce flavoured with red wine and sometimes mushrooms
French: of Bordeaux
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