Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup | Louisiana Kitchen & Culture

An à la Française table plan including mock turtle, hare soup, sweet breads à la Royal and a pigeon compote. À la Française was a service style that developed out of courtly dining in the early 18th century. At its most elaborate, it consisted of three courses. During each course, a number of dishes would be placed on the table and you could pick and choose whatever you fancied. In some respects this was similar to a tapas or Chinese buffet today. In your first course you would have soup…

Mock turtle soup. is an English soup that was created in the mid-18th century as a cheaper imitation of green turtle soup. It often uses brains and organ meats such as calf's head or a calf's foot to duplicate the texture and flavor of the original's turtle meat.

from HelloGiggles

HelloGiggles is a positive online community for women (although men are always welcome!) covering news, culture, entertainment, beauty, fashion, and more. And now, we are growing beyond just the website to include video, film, television and events.