James Bond food quenelles de brochet

Quenelles de brochet

As he enters Orléans in pursuit of Goldfinger in Ian Fleming’s 1959 novel, James Bond allows himself the daydream of a night at the Auberge de la Montespan, his belly full of quenelles de brochet.

James Bond food Auberge de la Montespan

Auberge de la Montespan

Entering Orléans during his pursuit of Goldfinger through France in Ian Fleming’s 1959 novel, James Bond reflects that in other circumstances he would have spent a night at the Auberge de la Montespan, situated on the north bank of the Loire.