my lord, do not believe I am so stingy as that; I delight the heart of some poor little tradesman or clerk by sending him a wing of a red partridge, a slice of venison, or a slice of a truffled
pasty, dishes which he never tasted except in his dreams; these are the leavings of the twenty-four franc prisoners; and as he eats and drinks, at dessert he cries `Long live the King,' and blesses the Bastile; with a couple of bottles of champagne, which cost me five sous, I made him tipsy every Sunday.
Within an hour the guests were seated around a board which creaked under the great pasties and joints of meat, varied by those more dainty dishes in which the French excelled, the spiced ortolan and the truffled
But the food is tasty enough to make it a destination restaurant anyway - we ate truffled
risotto, followed by a perfectly cooked Dover sole in beurre noisette, with main courses averaging at about PS15.
To finish, we were both given truffled
chocolate with bay leaf caramel, hazelnut and cultured cream.
Her venison boasted a crust of panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese and was served with truffled
mashed potatoes, Swiss chard, butternut squash, beetroot puree, shallot rings and a red wine sauce.
The Love Sausage is a heart-shaped sausage which is lightly truffled
and wrapped in bacon and it costs [pounds sterling]5, a true bargain to win over the meat/comedy-lover in your life.
Specially Selected Truffled
Macaroni and Cheese ([pounds sterling]3.99, 750g)
Side dishes include potato rosti, parsnips, truffled
cauliflower cheese and, in true festive fashion, brussels sprouts.
Down here, diners can enjoy modern British dishes with a European slant such as truffled
orzo, lobster linguine and slow-cooked lamb shoulder.
Guests who want their truffle meal with rice will appreciate the Garlic Crab with Truffled
Mushroom Rice from The Red Crab Alimango House.
Red Crab Alimango House's award-winning chef Sonny Mariano showcased the Garlic Crab with Truffled
Mushroom Rice, which was a very filling, and the savory version of Red Crab's famous Crab Maritess.
A38", the ingredients are Maris Piper potatoes, double cream, fresh parsley and Berkswell cheese.