The authentic Le Mans Rillettes have become a classic of friendly parties in the Pays de la Loire region. With a smooth texture similar to pâté or terrine, theRillette is widely eaten as a appetizer - spread on a crisp slice of French bread - or in sandwiches for snacking. The original recette de Rillette from Le Mans, based on pork meat, is one of the...
A traditional French dish, these French-style (made in the US) Rillettes du Perigord are made of the finest duck meat and seasoned duck fat. The meat is simmered in spices, juices, and fat, and left to soak up as much flavor as possible.
This is from a French recipe called "Rillettes de porc" - rillettes make the perfect picnic dish or for an "aperitif" with some crusty bread, cornichons (little gherkins) and a glass of red/white wine. Rillette Du Mans (Pork wonderfully and deeply savory, with a creaminess that quite literally melts in your mouth with a few pieces of toasted bread slathered.
Rillettes du Périgord (Duck Rillettes) is a combination of shredded duck meat and duck fat seasoned and cooked confit- style. Serve this typical French hors d'oeuvre atop a Mini Toast or a slice of fresh, crusty bread. Enjoy it paired with a crisp, lemony Chardonnay.