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Cafe Rouge shells out in Hertford and St Albans

PUBLISHED: 13:31 24 July 2010 | UPDATED: 17:29 20 February 2013

Cafe Rouge shells out in Hertford and St Albans

Cafe Rouge shells out in Hertford and St Albans

CAFE Rouge outlets in Hertford and St Albans have made their Classic Escargot dish a year-round menu feature after a jump in demand.

CAFE Rouge outlets in Hertford and St Albans have made their Classic Escargot dish a year-round menu feature after a jump in demand.
Managers at both restaurants say snails, once considered a forkful too far for most Brits, are back in favour since people tuned in to Heston Blumenthal serving up sizzling tempura snails on skewers in his televised Gothic Feast.
Resident snail expert Caroline Rveillon added, Anyone who enjoys eating mussels, clams or lobster should try snails. The texture is very similar, they are delicious and also good for you low in fat and rich in protein, magnesium and vitamin C.

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