Duck liver bloc with figs 130g.
Inspired by the obsession of the ancient Egyptians for discovering why web-footed migratory birds had the natural ability to store reserves of food in their liver. The refined flavour of the liver of these birds, taking shelter on the banks of the river Nile, was due to the reserves accumulated by the animal to face the migratory journey and the hard return trip. Over-feeding entailed the accumulation of fat in the cells and, as a result, the systematic growth of the liver, modifying its natural size and colour. Extensive documentation points to duck liver being discovered in EGYPT at the end of the 3rd millennium B.C., the fatty liver of the wild ducks & geese that emigrated from Nordic lands to spend the winter in the Delta of the Nile.In the city of Saqqarrah, scenes of slaves stuffing geese with figs appear on the tomb of Ti, Royal Advisor at the 5th Dynasty (2,500 B.C.)
- Round tin (easy release)
- Expiry date
- 4 years