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‘It’s soft.’

‘It’s chewy.’

‘It’s a regional speciality.’

‘It’s delicious’.


‘It’s pancreas.’



‘Did you have to?’

‘Liz, you look fantastic. Good holiday? France proffered its usual great wine and food?’ 14 more words

Flash Fiction

From Indoor Campfires to Snow-bound Syrup: Wintertime Dining in Quebec City

My wife and I have tradition we follow each time we visit Quebec City: a picnic on the old city wall. Rillettes, a baguette of bread so fresh it is still steaming, onion confit, local chevre cheese, maybe some smoked duck, and a few beers from nearby Île d’Orléans. 1,184 more words


Argentina Steak: Mollejas

In a way, the entire asado concept is an exercise in guilty pleasures. The repeatedly excessive amounts of meat, wine and good times shared with friends and family can only be described as an indulgence. 787 more words


All About Sweetbreads

According to the Larousse Gastronomique, sweetbread is “the culinary term for the thymus gland (in the throat) and the pancreas (near the stomach) in calves, lambs and pigs.” Larousse further states that thymus sweetbreads are “elongated and irregular in shape” while pancreas sweetbreads are “larger and rounded.” 486 more words

Featured Recipes

Restaurant - L'embellie, Nantes, France

March 2012

L’embellie – This is going to be a special restaurant to me for a few reasons.  First of all this was the dinner that my then boyfriend took me to after asking me to marry him in Nantes. 258 more words


Crispy Veal Sweetbreads with Roquefort Dressing

The first time I worked with sweetbreads I was very nervous but determined to attempt something outside of my area of expertise.  When I made Dave’s Sweetbread Terrine   275 more words

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