Virtually every charcutier in France sells rillettes, a coarse pork paste, which is often made on the premises. Many of the commercial French rillettes are excellent too, as long as the texture is not too smooth. There are countless variations, whether in the seasoning, texture or in the meats used. Goose, duck and rabbit rillettes are all made on the same principle, using half pork and half poultry or rabbit meat.
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