Several fillings included andouillette
, a word I can never remember, so the waitress insisted on bringing us a sample before ordering.
For best results, the folks behind Chip Week suggest cooking with King Edward or Maris Piper potatoes for the fluffiest chips, and if you prefer a burger or bangers to the fruits of the sea, try a glass or two of Saint-Amour Domaine Le Carjot 2012, France (PS10.99, www.cellarandkitchen.adnams.co.uk), a gorgeous gamay with inviting cherry and deep berry fruits, white pepper notes and a long, savoury finish to complement the rugged style of andouillette
Dads in particular will appreciate the manly portions of andouillette
(pork offal sausage), Bresse hen and, of course, an excellent selection of wines from Beaujolais and the Cotes du Rhone.
sausage, Troyes, France - A pale, lumpy, but nutty and sweet sausage made from pigs' intestines - although they do pong a bit.
FANCY an andouillette
? It's a kind of sausage made of one third pig's stomach and two thirds other porky bits and bobs all mixed up with onions and carrots.
Troyes is also the home of one of France's least appealing dishes - the andouillette
, a sausage made from pig intestines.
with sauteed apples ($8.75) is among the outstanding entrees.
On the day I was there, they were serving a tasty 'andouillette
Maconnaise' sausage followed by meringue with almonds or a soft, creamy goat's cheese.
Eleven types of authentic French-style sausages, including boudin noir and blanc, merguez, andouillettes
, and saucisson a l all are produced, along with galantines, rillettes, and other specialty meats.
One is thinking not only of frogs' legs and andouillettes
; these people also consider Poe a great writer, Hitchcock a major artist.
In a strikingly similar passage, the narrator aligns her role as a black-marketeer to that of a somewhat grotesque strolling entertainer: 'Baladin je suis, chantre je suis, joueur de luth avec mon gigot d'agneau, jongleur-damoiseau avec mes saucissettes, troubadour avec mes andouillettes
, enchanteur avec mes boudins blancs' (p.