Cushion-Terrine of Pheasant

Coussin de Vaisan de la Diane du Grand Som

Preparation info

  • Enough for


    servings, but keeps for 2 weeks or more
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth

By Roy Andries De Groot

Published 1973

  • About

The Grand Som is the highest peak that dominates the Valley of La Grande Chartreuse, and the reference to Diana, the mythical goddess of the hunt, means, naturally, that this dish might be made in the fall hunting season with wild pheasant and wild thrush from the mountain forests. (See menu and wine suggestions.) Mademoiselle Ray’s version has always seemed to be better than the average game terrine, even in three-star French restaurants. Her secret is t