- I had a craving for ‘pâté’

It was 2 days ago while I was running like crazy, in the middle of a 5 days events where I had to deliver breakfast and dinner everyday for 38 vegetarian people. Running errands, I stopped to grab an egg and ham sandwich on the go. I love eggs sandwich. 

Then something happened, the girl behind the counter asked me if i wanted my eggs white or yellow….  

At first, I thought that it must  had been her accent (or my not good enough English) as I didn’t really understand her question. But she insisted, asking which color I wanted my eggs ! 
Was it a joke ? She didn’t seem to want to have fun or talk about the fact that an egg usually has 2 colours.  Still,  I am stubborn, I tried and told her that I wanted a normal egg, yellow AND white, and again, my joke, didn’t even make her smile.  
Annoyed, she told me again that i had the choice between the 2 colours and I ended up chosing the white not to upset the girl too much. And why would I bother her at 8.30am ? Who cares if the egg usually has 2 colours ? 

Because, yes, on this part of the world, God help us, you can chose the color of your eggs.  

I didn’t know how to take it, and I still don’t. Well, I know but I am just trying to be polite.

In a world where fruits are packed in plastic, in a world where the bacon is degreased, the milk  is without lactose and the cakes without sugar, you know what, I sooo wanted something real, homemade and meaty, like… some pâté. A pâté made with good quality porc, chicken liver, salt, pepper and herbs and c’est tout !

It was my very first one and I have to say that it was a success !

Not even and egg or flour to hold it 🙂 That pâté will make everybody agree, at least the gluten-free people and myself. I cannot please everyone at the same time, sorry. 


Pâté for 2 loaves

Ingredients :

  • 1kg of porc
  • 500g of duck, chicken or rabbit liver
  • 3 big shallots peeled and finely chopped
  • 20g of salt
  • 2g of black pepper
  • 3 tbsp of thyme
  • 3 tbsp of rosemary finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Butter


Method :

Fry the shallots in olive oil and butter on slow heat. 

Mince the porc and liver together, put the mix in a bowl add the salt, pepper and both herbs little by little, mixing the meat in between. When the shallots are ready add them to the bowl. 

Put the mixture into a baking loaf tray to be able to make nice slices. Cover with a lid of even with some cling film.

And in the oven at 150°C/300°F for 3 hours. 








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