pot au feu

pot-au-feu

[paw-toh-fœ]
noun French Cookery.
a dish of boiled meat and vegetables, the broth of which is usually served separately.

Origin:
1785–95; < French: literally, pot on the fire

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pot-au-feu (French pɔtofø)
 
n
1.  a traditional French stew of beef and vegetables
2.  the large earthenware casserole in which this is cooked
 
[literally: pot on the fire]

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