Pâté Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

Pâté may appear either before dinner or with the salad during a meal.

Table manners for eating pâté served with cocktails. Spread pâté on crackers or toast when it is served with cocktails.

Table manners for eating pâté served with salad. If it accompanies the salad course, it is passed in a crock or in a ring mold. In that case, lift off a slice or serve a spoonful onto your plate along with a cracker or toast.

Table manners for eating pickles served with pâté. Cornichon pickles (small gherkins) are often served with pâté and should be eaten with a fork.

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