Cervelle de canut is a French specialty from Lyon and literally means 'silk worker's brain', named for the silk weavers of 19th century Lyon who were called 'canuts'. It's a fantastic nibble. Spread it over crusty bread.

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prep:
10 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine fromage blanc, creme fraiche, vinegar, and oil in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth. Stir in shallot, tarragon, chives, chervil, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Chill for 2 to 3 hours before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

95 calories; protein 5g; carbohydrates 3.4g; fat 6.4g; cholesterol 6.8mg; sodium 64mg. Full Nutrition
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