printanière, à la

Pronunciation: [ah lah prah<em>n-tah-</em>NYEH<em>R</em>]

Taken from prin-temps ("spring"), this French term means "in the style of spring" and describes a dish garnished with tiny (or small-cut) spring vegetables, such as peas, asparagus tips and baby carrots.

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.

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