BILLY BY, BILLI BI


Billy by is a mussel soup of mussel stock, white wine, onions and celery with fresh cream. Can be served hot or cold.

Probably named after William B Leeds, an American industrialist and regular customer at Maxim's, where chef Louis Barthe created Billy By. Another story says it was created at a farewell dinner for an American officer named Bill who was at the Normandy landings.

 

 

 

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