Tag Archives: Calf’s liver

Onion and Lardons Smothered Foie de Veau

Au Village Gourmand had some lovely slices of calf’s liver that I couldn’t resist.  Today was market day and I always spend a lot of time drinking coffee and lurking around the market and the gourmet traiteurs. As I slowly … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Figues

That’s right.  I can just hear Frugal http://frugalfeeding.com/ now, “She’s making liver again.  Isn’t that just offal”?   Yes Frugal, but it’s veal liver with figs and Portuguese port!   Think about it. Pretty, pretty figs in the market.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau with Canada Apples, Bacon and Onions

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I have no idea what a “cooking apple” is, except for maybe Granny Smiths.  I don’t feel bad about this but I decided to vaguely inform myself by asking at the market fruit stand.  The … Continue reading

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Balsamic Glazed Calf’s Liver with Brussel Sprouts

Okay, boudin noir yesterday, calf’s liver today.  Jade and I have to get our favorites out of the way before the squeamish, palate-less side of the family arrives.  It’s not that they don’t like these things when I serve them, … Continue reading

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Peppers, Chillies and Calf’s Liver

An easy stir fry of calf’s liver, red bell pepper, leeks, shallots and chillies.  Lunchable! Peppers, Chillies and Calf’s Liver 1 lb calf’s liver 2 tbsp peanut oil 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips 2 shallots, thinly sliced 1 … Continue reading

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Le Volant Restaurant: Offaly Good Food!

Soon after I moved to France, our son invited us to dinner at a Basque restaurant in Paris called Le Volant.  His friend, a fellow lover of those “nasty bits” recommended that we share a plate of duck hearts with … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Oignons Dore et Lardon: Liver and Onions

Jade is turning into a little gourmet or gourmand :)   She wanted veal liver again.   Decided to go old school with onions and bacon, like my mom. But first I wanted to move some things on that have … Continue reading

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Calf’s Liver with Date and Onion Compote

Monday market day!   As is too usual, I was hanging around the triperie (tripe shop).   Although I didn’t have anything in mind, I joined the queue anyway.  When it was finally my turn, I decided to buy some … Continue reading

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