Reed Bird Patties

Pates d’ Ortolans

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About


  • A Dozen Reed Birds
  • A Salpicon Royale
  • ¼ Pound of Foundation Paste


Pick and clean the birds and season well; then bind each with a thin strip of bacon. Make a Foundation Paste (Pate-a-Foncer) and line six patty molds with this. Put in a moderate oven and bake for fifteen minutes; then empty them and let them dry well in the open oven for five minutes. Let them cool. Then fill the bottom of each mold with a