Definition: In the culinary arts, the word Bourguignon (pronounced "bore-geen-YONE") refers to a recipe that is prepared in the style of the French region of Burgundy. A recipe prepared à la Bourguignon will likely feature meat such as beef braised in red wine along with mushrooms, onions and bacon.
A Bourguignon sauce is made by simmering a basic demi-glace along with red wine, bacon and other ingredients.
A classic recipe prepared in the Bourguignon style is Beef Bourguignon, which features beef braised in red wine and flavored with bacon.
Also Known As: Burgundy
Alternate Spellings: Bourguignonne
Common Misspellings: Bourgignon