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Calvados

(kälvädôs`), department (1990 pop. 621,300), in Normandy, N France, on the English Channel. CaenCaen
, city (1990 pop. 115,624), capital of Calvados dept., N France, in Normandy, on the Orne River. It is a busy port, canalized (by Napoleon I) directly to the sea. The commercial center of the rich Calvados region, it is highly industrialized, with a thermal power station
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Calvados

 

a department in northern France, on the English Channel. Area, 5, 700 sq km. Population, 545, 000 (1972). The administrative center is Caen. Economic activities include livestock raising (dairy cattle and horses), the growing of grain and sugar beets, and horticulture. Most of the department’s food industry (butter, cheese, apple cider) and its machine-building industry are concentrated in Caen. There is a fishing industry. Calvados has several sea resorts, including Deauville.

Calvados

1. a department of N France in the Basse-Normandie region. Capital: Caen. Pop.: 659 893 (2003 est.). Area: 5693 sq. km (2198 sq. miles)
2. an apple brandy distilled from cider in this region
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It also enables La Martiniquaise to consolidate its calvados operations in France and to take the number-one position in this market.
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Mix the calvados and honey together and spoon the mixture into and over the holes.
Stir in the Calvados, then pour the frangipane into each pastry case and bake for 15-20 minutes.
Implementing agency : Conseil departemental du Calvados direction de l~education et des sports service des constructions scolaires
Total quantity or scope: Supply and delivery of technical equipment for the department of Calvados
Contract notice: work pruning hedges located along the county roads of calvados.
INGREDIENTS: 4 5- to 6-ounce wild duck breasts 1 large apple 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper CALVADOS SAUCE (1 CUP): 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/4 cups finely diced apple 1 1/2 cups chicken stock (or duck stock) 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 tablespoon cold water 3/4 teaspoon sea salt Large pinch freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon calvados (apple jack brandy)
Slice the lamb into strips and serve with roasted vegetables RECIPE OF THE WEEK From the Welsh Culinary Team Dion Jones, chef de partie at Carden Park hotel, Chester from PORK AND QUAILS SCOTCH EGG WITH SAGE AND ONION RISOTTO AND A HONEY AND CALVADOS DRESSING (for 4) ingredients 250g sausage meat half a pork belly skin, fat trimmed 12 quail eggs 250g risotto rice 1 small onion 50g butter 200ml white wine 1 litre hot chicken stock 8 sage leaves 50g flour 2 eggs whisked 50g breadcrumbs 100ml honey 100ml calvados 1 bay leaf 2 cardamom seed 1 star anise method?
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Blend in a food processor, then add the calvados, apple juice, orange juice and lemon juice.