France keeps its AAAAAJanuary 21st, 2012 | Posted by in French Food
Well, I know what you read last weeks about France loosing her AAA. Maybe,it’s true… In fact I don’t even know, I am everything but an economist.
But I love French food and I love a very specific sausage called Andouillette ! And I am sure that S&P didn’t remove the AAAAA to the French Andouillette.
What does AAAAA mean ?
It comes from a meeting between 5 famous French food columnists. They were discussing about the best Andouillette in France and were decided to create a label for the best ones.
The name came from one of the columnists, Henri Clos-Jouve, who was often laughing doing some “Ah Ah Ah Ah Ah”. So, they chose this name for this excellence label in making Andouillette.
AAAAA means also : “Association Amicale des Amateurs d’Andouillettes Authentiques”.
Is it possible to find real Andouillettes in the USA ? To be honest, I don’t know and IMO, it is impossible. So next time you go to France, ask for a AAAAA Andouillette and “Bon appétit !”.
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