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  • Easily 700 g of thick, red, truly "saignant" meat, this was served on a bed of roasted new potatoes, snow peas, peas, and carrots.

    L'ami Jean

  • Easily 700 g of thick, red, truly "saignant" meat, this was served on a bed of roasted new potatoes, snow peas, peas, and carrots.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • It's rarer saignant on stage, but Arnold Wesker put it there nearly half a century ago.

    Decade; The Tempest; The Kitchen; Parade – review

  • S’il ne bat qu’en saignant par sa plaie immortelle, 5

    La Maison du Berger

  • Beefsteak bien cuit, beefsteak well-done, saignant underdone.

    Paris and Northern France

  • The French talk about the Briton's "_bifteck saignant_," but we never saw anything cooked so as to be, as we should say, "rare."

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • The French talk about the Briton's "_bifteck saignant_," but we never saw anything cooked so as to be, as we should say, "rare."

    Our Hundred Days in Europe

  • Some of the deputies applauded, others turned away their heads or hid their faces in their hands; some more courageous, forced the wretch who bore the _coeur saignant_, partly by entreaties, partly by threats, to retire with his emblem of assassination.

    History of the Girondists, Volume I Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution

  • If Meyer has made the vampire story safe for her readers (and their parents) - the sole real menace comes from a half-baked subplot involving some swaggering vampires who like their steak saignant and human - it's only because she suggests that there actually is something worse than death, especially for teenagers: sex.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • If Meyer has made the vampire story safe for her readers (and their parents) - the sole real menace comes from a half-baked subplot involving some swaggering vampires who like their steak saignant and human - it's only because she suggests that there actually is something worse than death, especially for teenagers: sex.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

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