Yup. That’s how I pronounced Foie Gras the first time I saw it written out. Wanna know what it means? “Fat liver”. Wanna know how it’s made? …No. No, you don’t. (Here’s a link anyways in case you have a heart of stone and a gut of steel.)
Since Foie Gras is traditionally a French cuisine, we took ourselves to Pied-à-Terre in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver. It also happened to be my friend, Ambre’s birthday and just like Foie Gras, she is French! Win win.
Of course I had to try a few other new things while we were there: duck breast and scallops.
And here’s the condensed version of this Culinary30 experience for your viewing pleasure:
Now, let’s just pretend that it really WAS just butter. Liver butter. Duck liver butter. Sad little stuffed baby duck liver butter. Ok, it wasn’t butter at all.