A rich sauce thickened with egg yolks and flavoured with tarragon.
- It is a constituent of fines herbes, and is often used with tarragon, in Béarnaise sauce, for instance.
- I grew up on steak, chips, Béarnaise sauce and garlic mushrooms served at steak-houses.
- It's like slathering a Big Mac with Béarnaise sauce and pretending it's filet mignon.
Béarnaise, feminine of French béarnais 'of Béarn', a region of SW France.
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