Bordelaise

Bordelaise

[bawr-dl-eyz; French bawr-duh-lez]
noun
a brown sauce flavored with red wine and shallots and garnished with poached marrow and parsley.
Also called Bordelaise sauce.


Origin:
< French, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, equivalent to Bordel- Bordeaux + -ais -ese

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Bordelaise (ˌbɔːdəˈleɪz, French bɔrdəlɛz)
 
adj
cookery denoting a brown sauce flavoured with red wine and sometimes mushrooms
 
[French: of Bordeaux]

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