If we think of the ‘trinity’ of Xavier’s cooking, it must include his garlic butter, his vinaigrette and his tapenade, and if we could add a fourth, it would be his aioli. So many things are done with each of them.
Cake aux Escargots certainly sounds better than Snail Bread. It is a perfect do-ahead appetizer that will convert even those souls opposed to escargot. But you may have to first tell them…it’s just olive bread !