Remember the shrimp cocktail? La Casserole revives this gastronomic classic

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Until the 27th of this month, whoever goes to La Casserole , restaurant opened in 1954 in Largo do Arouche, in São Paulo, you will find a nostalgic menu. The restaurant decided to celebrate its 68th birthday with classic dishes from the 1950s, such as the shrimp cocktail or the boeuf Wellington.

all idea of Marie-France Henry heiress of the French house, of his son Leo Henry and the consultant chef Daniela França Pinto .

For R$225 per person, the commemorative tasting menu gave its name to the French dishes that were at their peak in the middle of the last century.

To start, the “A Classic Always Current” starter, the famous shrimp cocktail. Then, “A Dessert that Turned Starter” with the clafoutis, which in this version is filled with boursin cheese, candied cherry tomatoes and lemon thyme.

Among the main ones, the “O Mar à Mesa”, with a roulade (roulade) of sole with beurre blanc sauce, and the Bœuf Wellington, “a duke whose name has been engraved forever… in cooking”, a high-cut steak recipe. -mignon wrapped in puff pastry, and accompanied by roti sauce, mini leek and toasted carrots.

But it is the dessert that wants to give the special touch to the house menu – founded by Fortunée Henry and Roger Henry, Marie’s parents.

There are three sweets: the Mont Blanc, an airy and light chestnut puree with whipped cream; the Brioche Perdue, garnished with crème anglaise and red berries; and the dessert that names the final stage of the dinner, “Paris Brest”, inspired by a 1910 bicycle race, when, according to the French, the recipe for choux, mousseline and almond praline was created. The rounded shape was a tribute to the bicycle wheels used in the race, which had its first edition in 1891.

Largo do Arouche, 246, Centro – São Paulo – SP / Menu served from Tuesday to Friday for dinner, from 7pm to midnight. Reservations via [email protected]



Source: CNN Brasil

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