Definition of à la crème in English:

à la crème

(also a la creme, à la crême)

adjective

Cookery
  • Prepared or served with cream, or with a cream-based sauce.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Eliza Smith (d. ?1732), writer on cookery. From French à la crème from à la + crème.

Pronunciation

à la crème

/ˌɑː lɑː ˈkrɛm//ˌa la ˈkrɛm//ˌa lə ˈkrɛm/