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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Potted Pigeon also nouvelle cuisine
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:16:57 +0100
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Hi Mark,
Pigeon is a delicacy in France too. But not the disease infested town pigeon 
types, real wild ones. When I was growing up we had any amount of game, 
Hare, rabbit, pigeon and pheasant on the farm, that is mainly what we ate. 
Pigeon has a lovely taste but is very small :-)
Frank Dernie

On 14 Jun, 2011, at 04:22, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> The Brits apparently find pigeons delicious like the French eat frogs I saw
> "The Trip" last night and these guys go to all these nouvelle cuisine 
> joints
> out in the amazing English countryside in a Range Rover armed with killer
> impressions of Michael Caine and James Bond. And Hugh Grant. And Anthony
> Hopkins and a few other Welshman. And they never  shut up.
> Don't leave home and not see it! Though its great its a tad uneven. A few
> hills.
> My next exotic vacation I'm going to exotic Briton. I may learn English for
> the occasion.
> Oh I almost forgot twice at these various high end restaurants which are
> almost like bed and breakfasts the one guy orders Pigeon. And I don't think
> it was a metaphore.  Though in nouvelle cuisine mode it may have been tofu
> just as well.  Pigeon on the half shell. Here in NY they think of them as
> "rats with wings". Me I love them more than the average critter. Sitting on
> a park bench they are sometimes all there is to talk to.
> Mark
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