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Goose Parmentier

Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737 – 1813) was a French pharmacist who championed the potato as food. It’s hard to imagine not eating potatoes, but when the Spanish first introduced them to Europe, the French government prohibited their ingestion, for fear that … Continue reading

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Goose and Rabbit Pie

A couple of months ago, I read that goose and rabbit go well together in a pie – goose being fatty and rabbit being lean. I had some leftover goose in the freezer, so I’ve been awaiting the return of … Continue reading

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Goose and Lamb Pie

January 2nd 2013 On the 30th December I had some leftover goose and lamb, not to mention stuffing, which needed eating. There was far too much to eat in a couple of sittings and to be honest I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Foie Gras

December 23rd, 2010 Foie Gras is the fattened liver of a goose or duck. It’s thought, the ancient Egyptians discovered that geese would gorge themselves on grain, in order to fatten up for migrations of several thousands of miles and … Continue reading

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Goose

August 22, 2010 A friend of mine offered me a 10 lb Goose recently. She’d bought it at Christmas, hadn’t cooked it and the poor thing had languished in the freezer for a while – she wanted to give goosey … Continue reading

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