beef à la mode
Pronunciation: [BEEF ah lah MOHD]
A dish made by larding a piece of beef (such as a beef round), marinating it for several hours in a red wine/brandy mixture before braising it. The beef is sliced very thin and served with a sauce made from the marinade. The French name is boeuf à la mode.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.