[kahr-buh-nahd; French kar-baw-nad]

noun, plural car·bon·nades [kahr-buh-nahdz; French kar-baw-nad] /ˌkɑr bəˈnɑdz; French kar bɔˈnad/. Belgian Cookery.

a thick stew of beef, onions, herbs, etc., cooked in beer.

Origin of carbonnade

1875–80; < French carbon(n)ade literally, meat grilled over hot coals, Middle French < Provençal carbonada or Italian carbonata; see carbonado2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for carbonnade

Contemporary Examples of carbonnade

  • Simmered in the Belgian beef stew known as Carbonnade, a Chimay can make the broth rich with flavor and thickness.

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    5 Pioneering Ways to Cook with Beer

    Stacey Slate

    February 2, 2010