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Faggots

January 26th, 2012 Faggots are a traditional English dish, particularly popular in the Midlands (especially popular during the second world war). A faggot is a mixture of pork offal, generally comprised of bacon, belly, heart, liver, minced up with herbs and … Continue reading

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Haggis

June 22nd, 2011 Haggis is an ancient dish made of a sheep’s heart, liver and lungs, minced up with beef suet, onions, oatmeal, spices and stock. The ingredients are sewn up inside the stomach or intestine of a sheep, which is gently … Continue reading

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Chicken Plucking

June 8th, 2011 – Happy Chicken part 2. Since I’d been invited to dinner, I didn’t have time to pluck the cockerels on Tuesday night, so I hung them up overnight, outside my flat. To be honest I would rather … Continue reading

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Duck Liver

January 9th, 2011 I went to my butcher yesterday, to buy some Napoli sausages. I was delighted to find that they had huge ducks (about 6lb in weight) for sale, with giblets, for £5! If you look at what they … 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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Calf’s Liver

September 12, 2010 Calf’s Liver is far more tender than that of lambs or pigs and because it’s from cattle it can be served pink. Calf’s Liver recipe (serves 2 people): 1 medium onion 4 rashers of streaky bacon half … Continue reading

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