Cervelles au Beurre Noir

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Appears in

Roast Chicken & Other Stories

By Simon Hopkinson and Lindsey Bareham

Published 1994

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Perhaps I should be calling this ‘Brains in Black Butter’, but there are some classic dishes that evoke for me a certain style that is French bourgeois to a T. I always associate a dish such as this with Paris – bistros, brasseries and small neighbourhood restaurants – so it seems correct to call it by its French name. It is the sort of offal dish that I always think about along with tête de veau, tripes, ris de veau à la crème and langue de veau à la moutarde. It’s the melting quali