Thursday, July 27, 2017

"One hundred percent of Burgundy snails you buy in France are picked in Central Europe"

NPR:

These buttery and garlicky Burgundy snails, or escargots de Bourgogne, are a classic French delicacy; yet they aren't French any more. Every snail prepared by the employees at Croque Bourgogne comes from Hungary. In fact, all companies that sell this shelled delicacy in France import it from elsewhere in Europe.

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Sometimes, companies go all the way to Ukraine to get these much wanted snails