At lunch with Babette
A cold wind blows on the wonderful jagged coastline, while a mysterious French chef works in the little kitchen: this is Babette, who is preparing a juicy lunch that is going to change the little Dutch community’s life that took her in… and maybe our life as well.
From cailles to blinis and turtle consommé, through the Amontillado, Veuve Cliquot and Clos Vougeot, here the precise menu realized by Karen Blixen to whet your appetite.
One of the most renowned lunches of all over the ages for its little Nordic appeal and its French elegance, seasoned with old memories, regrets and, the main ingredient, a peaceful melancholy.
The most famous traditional Dutch recipes embellish the book.