Une bouchée à la reine. That means “A bite for the queen”. That’s a specialty from my native Lorraine.
Once upon a time, the duke of Lorraine married his daughter Marie Leczinska to the king of France. So she became Queen, and France became a region of Lorraine. The legend says that her cooks have invented nearly all the good recipes of French cuisine.
An old fashion creamy chicken and mushroom white stew.
That would be easier to serve it with a few fleurons (pie biscuits). But I like having my “bouchée” perfectly shaped. Well, perfectly or artistically… It’s one of it kind :
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