Estouffade refers to a French dish made of meat (beef, pork etc) which is cooked very slowly in sealed or tightly closed pan with very little liquid or no liquid at all. Estouffade is a dish which is either braised or casseroled. Estouffade can also be cooked with red wine, also with vegetables or beans, herbs, seasoning and stock or wine.
Estouffade is also traditionally refer to a brown stock; brown meat stock or "fond brun"which is used to dilute and moisten braised dishes
Estouffade is pronounced "ehs-too-fahd".