, purchased in April 2011 for a mere €2.50 (including the third slice FREE), shows how his table resonates down the centuries of history.
The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.
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Thursday, 5 May 2011
Paté en croute
- the cardinal does 'veal 'n 'am' pie
Trust the cardinal-duke to upstage the old favourite of Englande, veal and ham pie. And even the newly appellation controlé, Melton Mowbray pork pie.
This particular delicacy
Maybe it was the gastro-project of one of his descendants - perhaps the voracious third Duke, inventor of Mayonnaise. Wikipedia, as yet, stays silent.
Buying it pre-prepared seems a better bet than cooking it oneself - the collection of ingredients alone would take a morning.
A foie gras core!
BUT it was nice....