[es-puh n-yohl, -pan-; French e-spa-nyawl]


Origin of espagnole

1835–45; < French: literally, Spanish
Also called espagnole sauce. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for espagnole

Historical Examples of espagnole

  • For piquante sauce No 2, to two cupfuls of Espagnole sauce add capers and pickles.

  • These must be added to one third the quantity of Espagnole, or Spanish sauce, given in the foregoing recipe.

    Choice Cookery

    Catherine Owen

  • Cook for half an hour over a hot fire, turn the salmon occasionally, and if it gets dry, add a cup of Espagnole sauce.

  • If you like, leave out the risotto and serve the veal with Espagnole sauce mixed with cooked peas and chopped truffle.

  • Make the sauce from the bones and cuttings of the birds, add six spoonfuls of Espagnole sauce and a glass of Marsala.