A la (ah lah), Glossary and Terms, Meat, Fish, Fruit, Grocery Food Stores
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"A la (ah lah)"
It is French for "in the manner of," "in the style of," and "according to" In cooking, this phrase designates the style of preparation or a particular garnish. There is no difference between dishes listed as "a la boulangere" and "boulangere." Many menus drop the "a la" because it is implied.