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Plural: bottereaux

Language: French

Description: Geometrically-shaped sweet fritters (square, round, triangular, diamon-shaped) made from raised dough flavoured with liqueur and fried. Traditionally they are made during Lent in Charentes and Anjou.

These were served to us in the exquisite Midsummer House restaurant in Cambridge, where we went for our joint birthday lunch

Pronounced: boh-troh
Gender: m
Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Nantais in Anjou in Pays-de-la-Loire, Charentes

See places: French food and cuisine, Anjou, Maine et Loire, Nantais, Pays-de-la-Loire, Charentes

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