a la gauloise refers to a French soup of cock's combs and kidneys. It is also known as a French garnish - a name used in particular for a garnish served with clear soup, consisting of cocks' combs and kidneys.
a la gauloise is also used for a garnish served with large and small vol-au-vents, or pies, having cocks' kidneys as their chief ingredient, with pickled tongue and truffles added. This filling is blended in Supreme sauce flavored with Madeira
The name gauloise is used for little cakes made of Pain de Genes mixture cooked in special moulds (moules a diplomates), spread with apricot jam and grilled chopped almonds.