cervelas maigre à la bénédictine

Definition

Food

  • masculine A sausage made from eel and carp flesh, minced together with onions, garlic and shallots sweated in butter, spices and seasoning, bound with egg and packed in cleaned fish intestines. Smoked for 3 days before poaching in white wine. Used by the monks as a substitute for pork sausages during Lent.
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