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Soul of a Goose

or Capon. The liver, called by the French ame. The renowned Strasbourg “patés de foie gras” are made of these souls.

“Draw out all the entrails ... but leave the soul.” —Brigg: English Dictionary of Cookery.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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