A Quick Overview Of How To Say À La Nantua
'À la Nantua' means 'Nantua style' in French, and the classical gourmet name means that a dish contains crayfish, or crayfish tails - either as the main part of the dish, or as part of the sauce. You could use it to describe a broad variety of dishes.
'Nantua' is a commune in Eastern France long associated with shoemakers and tanners, in the department of Ain. Perhaps the dish is name after the childhood home of a chef or favorite customer? Or do freshwater crayfish populate the small lake in the area? I'm not sure.
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à la Nantua
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