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Aida refers to the Opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi ( 1813-1901) noted patron of the Maison Doree in Paris . Casimir-Moisson, President of the First Culinary Academy created in the honor of Giuseppe Verdi dishes like Iced bombe called "Bombe Aida"; Turbot; Salad

- Food History: Joseph Berchoux (1765-1839) : Joseph Berchoux refers to the French poet and gastronome. He is the name who introduced the word "gastronomie" to the French language. His name Berchoux was used to name (two) French foods, namely: (1) Sauce Berchoux; and (2) Consomme Berchoux.

Fen Berry refers to a small variety of cranberry. Fen Berry which is found in many English recipes is also known as cram-berry, crawberry, moss-millions, sow-berry, sour-berry, marsh wort, bog-berry and swamp red-berry.

Ficeler is the French word which means "to tie up". In cooking, it means "to tie up in string", referring to foods that have been tied to a string and cooked in a broth. This was a practice in villages when a communal pot was used to cook food. The string was used in order to allow the owners to identify and recover their piece of meat. This is generally applied to tough cuts of meat that require long periods of cooking. The term is also used by some restaurants to describe a more tender cut of meat that is poached in a rich broth. Meats like, beef filet and duck breasts are two (2) good meat cuts for this kind of food preparation.

- Food Trivia: Alcohol in Faroe Island, Rusdrekkasolin Landsins : Although alcohol is more readily available in the Faroe Island, it is restricted by some legislations. Going into the local supermarkets to buy alcohol would result nothing as alcohol is not available in the shops. The only place to buy any form of alcohol (beer, wine, or spirits) in Faroe Island is from Rusdrekkasolin Landsins which literally means "the country's alcohol sale". It is a state-run monolith that has the responsibilty on all things regarding alcohol.

- Food Trivia: Belgian French Fries : Belgian '"Frites" or French Fries are probably the best in the world. They are prepared with utmost care and usually fried in at least two or even three stages to obtain their typical crispness and flavour. "Frites" is the number one snack in Brussels or the whole of Belgium. All around are chip stalls selling the most delicious hot chips, french fries, fries, frites which can be bought either with or without mayonnaise. This snack is mostly served in a cone-shaped bag.

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