French lasagna recipe

Revisit this famous italian dish with our Lasagnes of Pouldreuzic, French recipe.

Solenn Heuzé
December 15, 2020

Did lasagna come from Italy?

As early as Ancient Rome, the term “lasagna” referred to pasta in the form of a ribbon. In the 13th century, we find traces of lasagna as we know it today. An Italian cook, Gavius ​​Apicius, wrote a book in which he describes lasagna as layers of cooked pasta with stuffing on it.

The tomato was not added to the recipe until much later: indeed, at the time, there were no tomatoes in Europe yet. These were discovered by Christopher Columbus, , in the 15th century when he has discovered South America.

In Italy, lasagna quickly became a popular dish, and eventually came in other forms:

  • Green lasagna (lasagna verdi) is a variation of pasta to which spinach has been added. Depending on the recipes, different cheeses are used: most often ricotta, mozzarella or parmesan.

Our French Lasagna of Pouldreuzic recipe made with Hénaff Pork Pate will please all your guests.

The ingredients

  • 1 can of pork pâté Hénaff 260g
  • Paste sleeves for lasagna
  • 2 x 500g of meat bolognese sauce
  • 1 bag of grated parmesan cheese

Cooking Steps

  1. In a cake tin buttered, cover the bottom with paste sleeves 
  2. Cover with a little bit of tomato sauce with Pork pâté Hénaff sliced in very small cubes of 5 mm or mashed it with a fork. Add a little bit of cheese. Continue until the last layer which would be covered by the parmesan cheese. 
  3. If possible, let it cool down during 1 night in the fridge
  4. The next day, put the mixture in the oven at 180°c during 30min and reduce to 160°C for 30 additional minutes 
  5. Control the cooking by entering a knife in the lasagna. At the half of the lasagna, the blade must be very hot

Pasta, parmesan and sauce: all the elements you need for a gourmet recipe. Revisit this famous Italian dish with our Hénaff Pork Paté.

Solenn Heuzé

Gastronomy lover and 100% passionate about Brittany, France! I'm part of the Boutique de France's adventure since the beginning and proud to put forward our gastronomic culture!

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