from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A vinegar sauce seasoned with minced onion, capers, and herbs, used with boiled meats or fish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piquant sauce made of civet, burnet, and tarragon pounded together. See sauce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. veloute sauce seasoned with chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, shallots and capers
A plate of chilled seafood was startlingly fresh, with little crescents of Louisiana shrimp and beautifully sweet crabmeat in ravigote sauce, the Tabasco-spiked mayonnaise that is a New
Fresh, plump mussels are delicious, especially with this mustard-flavored vinaigrette called ravigote.
The very derivation of the word "ravigote," from the French verb RAVIGOTER, to cheer or strengthen, shows that certain exhilarating virtues are ascribed to these herbs.
"ravigote"; and by this term is meant a collection of four herbs, namely -- burnet, chervil, chives, and tarragon.
These leaves, when blanched, are sprinkled over the latter; but in addition burnet enters into the composition of ravigote butter, and helps to form green mayonnaise.
We began with an appetizer of crabmeat ravigote served in scallop shells.
Scoop out the centres of the artichokes and fill with mayonnaise, or with ravigote, tartare or tyrolienne sauce.
As evidence, it presents more than 50 dishes in the $4-to-$8 range, including lamb sliders ($5), fried catfish sticks ($5) and crab ravigote over fried green tomatoes ($8).
White: $8 crab ravigote over fried green tomatoes; with $9 Parejas Cellars Dutchman Vineyard albarino, Yakima Valley
As vinaigrette, or sauce ravigote, also goes by the name 'French dressing' (although, like the unappetising-sounding 'French stick', this seems to have fallen from favour in recent years),
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