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Tripes à la mode de Caen

Did you know William the Conquerer found this dish mouth-watering accompanied with apple juice. This Norman heritage, can be prepared creamy or with cider and white wine .

Tripes a la mode de Caen. A different French dish... try it, it's very tasty

Ingredients (for 4 people)

  • 1 kg tripes

  • 1 calf's foot

  • 200 g bacon 400 g onions

  • 800 g carrots

  • 1 bouquet garni

  • 1 clove

  • 1 small glass of Cognac

  • 1 l dry white wine

  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 210°C. Rinse tripes carefully and cut them in squares with scissors. Peel and chop onions.
  2. Cut bacon in large pieces. Peel and slice carrots.
  3. Place a layer of chopped onions in an earthenware marmite, then a layer of bacon. Salt and pepper.
  4. Continue with a layer of tripes and calves foot, a layer of carrots, a layer of tripes and calves foot and a layer of carrots.
  5. Finish with a layer of tripes. Pour the Cognac and white wine over the dish. Add spices and cover with water.
  6. Cover with top and cook in oven for at least 6 hours.

How to Serve :

Serve  hot.

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