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Can you think of recipes with names of people/titles in them?

I'm thinking along the lines of Shepherd's Pie or General Tao's chicken, things like that.

Barring that, recipes with puns of people's names in them - like Cobb Salad (named after its inventor - Richard Cobb).

asked by bootlegga over 7 years ago

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wssmom
added over 7 years ago

Bloody Mary, purportedly named after Queen Mary, older half-sister to Elizabeth I

Peach Melba, named to honor the Australian soprano, Nellie Melba

Poire Belle Helene, named after the opera la Belle Helene, by Offenbach ....

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CookOnTheFly
added over 7 years ago

How about Pavlova merigue? Named after the ballet dancer Anna Pavlova.

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AntoniaJames
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added over 7 years ago

Napoleans!!

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CookOnTheFly
added over 7 years ago

Madelines!

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CookOnTheFly
added over 7 years ago

The most basic: Sandwich, after the Earl of Sandwich!

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MrsKeller
added over 7 years ago

Margherita Pizza

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MrsKeller
added over 7 years ago

Caesar salad

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Sadassa_Ulna
added over 7 years ago

A past pickle might help:
http://www.food52.com/foodpickle...

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added over 7 years ago

Oysters Rockefeller, a Cobb Salad.

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Kitchen Butterfly
added over 7 years ago

Flying Jacob, which I've had - a delicious Swedish ovenbake of chicken, ripe bananas, peanuts and bacon. The dish was invented by Ove Jacobsson who worked in the air freight industry, hence the name.

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cbear1984
added over 7 years ago

David Eyre!

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cbear1984
added over 7 years ago

Oyster Rockefeller?

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seabirdskitchen
added over 7 years ago

Pommes Parmentier? M. parmentier was a great promoter of the humble spud

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amysarah
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added over 7 years ago

Sarah Bernhardt cookies...Pommes Anna...Reuben sandwich (there must have been someone named Reuben involved, no?)...

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boulangere
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added over 7 years ago

Bananas Harriet, Sauce Louis

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lynncline
added over 7 years ago

Janssons Frestelse, a popular Swedish dish made of potatoes. The name means Janssons' Temptation....my mom used to make it every Christmas Eve!

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skittle
added over 7 years ago

Arnold Palmer...isn't that a tea/lemonade mixture?

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lorigoldsby
added over 7 years ago

bananas harriet? bananas foster

better than robert redford cake..

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lynncline
added over 7 years ago

Potatoes Anna, or Pommes de Anna, created at a leading Parisian restaurant in the 19th century and named after either the actress Dame Judic (real name: Anna Damiens), or Anna DesLions.

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pauljoseph
added over 7 years ago

like nargisi kofta or http://www.elistmania.com/juice/10_foods_named_after_people/

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amysarah
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added over 7 years ago

Apple Brown Betty...Crepes Suzette...a charlotte...Sauce Choron...Hopping John...Johnny Cakes...

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Esther Plume
added over 7 years ago

England has a rich history of these things, Molly cake, Sally lunn's buns, queen of puddings, hairy marys (also known as London cheesecakes), spotted dick (although I'm not sure if dick is a term for pudding here, or the more normal use as an abbreviation for Richard...)

Hunters chicken, And nowadays, with so many celeb cooks and chefs about, lots of recipes are prefixed with their name... I did Nigellas ham in cherry coke, jamie's pork recipe etc...

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nutcakes
added over 7 years ago

Celery Victor, named for the San Francisco chef who invented it at the St. Francis Hotel.

Crab Louis

Coquilles St. Jacques

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a Whole Foods Market Customer
added over 7 years ago

Melba Toast - like Peach Melba named after Dame Nellie Melba

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Hummusit
added over 7 years ago

Shepard's pie, [Portuguese] fisherman's pie

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Hummusit
added over 7 years ago

Hamentaschen (=Haman's ears)

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Bevi
added over 7 years ago

Virgin Mary (a Bloody Mary without the vodka) Apple Charlotte, Beef Stroganoff

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Panfusine
added over 7 years ago

Melba toast & Peach Melba

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seabirdskitchen
added over 7 years ago

There's the ever popular cole's law (aka shredded cabbage salad!)

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