Hasn’t he heard of snail porridge?

“The only thing that they have ever done for European agriculture is ‘mad cow’ disease,” M Chirac said of the British. “You cannot trust people who have such bad cuisine. It is the country with the worst food after Finland,” he told amused colleagues during a meeting in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad on Sunday.

The old crook sounds like he hasn’t eaten out in the UK since a lunch in the Angus Steak House in 1975.