Le Trou Normand - Original:
It is certain that the first time a palate was cleansed with a young Calvados eau de vie, it happened during a meal consumed near to the still during distillation season. With this small sip in whatever glass was available, a tradition was born.
Le Trou Normand Moderne
A Modern Classic Rooted in Tradition:
This version of Le Trou Normand should be served in a small, elegant, wide brimmed cordial glass or something similar.
- 1 to 1.5 oz. Claque-Pepin Calvados Fine or Calvados Roger Groult Reserve
- 1-2 small balls of apple or pear sorbet
- 1 mint leaf
Place sorbet in the glass. Pour Calvados over the sorbet. Add mint leaf garnish. Serve immediately with small spoon.
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