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Faisán con Lenteja Pardina

The pheasant is originally native to Asia, but the Romans were so enamoured with the bird that it was introduced throughout their empire. Pheasants are a common sight in Catalan markets, where they are a fully wild game bird, unlike … Continue reading

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Pheasant with Gammon

Last week, as you recall, I cooked a Basque dish called Alubias de Tolosa con Sacramentos – when I’d eaten the beans (alubias) I was left with about 1 1/2 pints stock and most of the meat from a gammon … 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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Lepre in Porchetta

14th October, 2015 Some time ago I saw a recipe for coniglio in porchetta – a rustic Tuscan dish of rabbit cooked like stuffed, boned pork. I thought it looked marvelous, somewhat like a mini suckling pig …and who could … Continue reading

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Jugged Hare

December 1st, 2013 “Here hare here.” A note from Jake the Poacher – Withnail and I (1987) I bought a 5 lb hare for £7.50 from the Pheasant Girl on the Layer Marney Lamb stall at Islington Farmers’ Market last … Continue reading

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