Champagne was definitely the right choice for a Sunday afternoon on my own. But then: when would champagne ever be a wrong choice ?!
I have become such a modest and humble consumer that the bottle lasted me about 5 hours! I would not have believed taht if somebody had told me
Now dinner is about ready.
The little packages of lamb tripe stuffed with minced pork belly and veal trip are not for the faint hearted Westerner (if he is not from the French countryside where the recipe originates). They smell unmistakably of tripe …and of the not too-well-washed kind – just the way they should. In honour of St. Patrick’s day I “refined” the sauce with a little bit of Jameson whiskey..