Escargots à la Bourguignonne

Snails with Herb and Garlic Butter

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Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

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For French and foreigners alike, the herb and garlic butter of Escargots à la Bourguignonne is the authentic whiff of France. The snails are sold ready to bake in charcuteries everywhere, and for anyone into do-it-yourself, snails are sold in cans with a package of shells at the ready. There are also special dishes for holding the snail shells steady during baking, with the most attractive made of glazed earthenware. Or you can improvise in a regular baking dish, adding a layer of salt or t