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Veal Kidneys in Port Sauce

Something I really missed in the U.S. was “les abats” or the nasty bits.  Offal is so delicate that even if they had been available, I probably wouldn’t have bought any because I don’t trust industrial handling of them. These veal kidneys … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Salad

Jade has been mentioning the steak and kidney pies I made in March: https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/steak-and-kidney-pie/, not because she wanted the pies again but she really liked the taste of the steak and kidney fried, before I put it into the sauce.  So … 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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Steak and Kidney Pie

There is this awesome website called Historical Foods,  http://historicalfoods.com, with recipes that go back to the Dark Ages and through to modern times.  I like “back in the day” original recipes that think nothing of requiring you to cook all … Continue reading

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Rognons de Veau: Veal Kidney Stir Fry

When I was working in Bamako, Mali at the American Embassy, my office window looked out onto this minuscule bar/restaurant, run by a Lebanese family, called Ali Baba’s.  It was there that I first tasted sauteed lamb kidneys.   It was love … Continue reading

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