Basic Irish Sausages

4 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb pork,Lean 8 oz Pork fat,without gristle 1/2 t allspice,Ground 1 t Salt Fresh-ground pepper Pinch sage (or marjoram) -Dried 1 oz White breadcrumbs (optional) Ground ginger,mace, nutmeg Cloves,cayenne pepper Preparations Mince the meat and fat twice, then mix very well and season. (Fry a teaspoon or so each time…

Beacan Bruithe (Baked Mushrooms)

Vegetables,Meats,Irish 4 Servings Ingredients 16 Large field mushrooms 4 oz onions,Chopped 4 oz Whole wheat breadcrumbs 4 oz Sausage meat 1 t sage,Chopped 1 Salt and pepper Preparations Wash and peel mushrooms. Remove stalks and discard. Brush mushrooms with melted butter. Fry onions in remaining butter. When tender, mix onion and butter with breadcrumbs, sausage…

Black Pudding (Irish)

8 Servings Ingredients 1 lb Pig’s liver 1 1/2 lb Unrendered lard,chopped 120 fl Pig’s blood 2 lb Breadcrumbs 4 oz Oatmeal 1 Medium onion,chopped 1 t Salt 1/2 t Allspice 1 Beef casings Preparations (Always served with an Irish “fry”. The preparation of this pudding may be impracticalthese days due to the difficulty of…

Choucroute Garnie

8 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb pork shoulder 1 lb knackwurst 1 lb italian sausage 1 lb bacon 3 lb sauerkraut 8 juniper berries 2 T gin 1/2 c wine,white Preparations Polish sausage may be substituted for Italian sausage. Cover bacon strips with boiling water; set aside Cut pork into 1″ chunks. Slice knackwurst and…

Country Terrine

18 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb beef livers (or pork livers) 1/2 c heavy cream 1/2 lb pork fat 1 1/2 lb pork,boneless 1 lg onion,chopped 1 T butter 2 cloves garlic,crushed 1 T basil,Dried 1 T thyme,Dried 2 eggs 1 T salt 1 1/2 t black pepper 1 T white flour 1/3 c brandy…

Creamy Chestnut Soup

8 Servings Ingredients 4 lb chestnuts (8 cups) fresh -whole,peeled 1 md onion 12 md shallots 4 stalks celery 5 oz prosciutto,Sliced 3 T butter 2 1/2 qt chicken stock,unsalted 1 t fennel seeds 1 bay leaf 1/2 t salt 1/2 c heavy cream 1/2 t white pepper,Fresh Ground 1/4 c cèpes (or porcini),Dried -mushrooms…

Greek Meatballs With Mint

12 Servings Ingredients 1 lb lean beef,Ground 1 lb veal (or pork) 2 eggs 1 lg onion,grated 1 T fresh mint,Minced 1 T oregano 2 T fresh parsley,Minced 2 cloves garlic,minced 1 T tomato paste diluted in 1 tablespoon -water 2 T olive oil plus olive oil for pan -frying 12 whole salted wheat crackers…

Zwiebelkuchen (Onion Pie)

8 Servings Ingredients 1 pk yeast,active dry 1 t sugar 1 1/2 t salt 3 c unbleached flour 1 T shortening 1 c water,120 to 130 degrees f. 6 bacon,slices, cut up 2 onions,medium, sliced 1/4 t cumin 1/2 t salt 1 pepper,as desired 1 egg yolk 1 c sour cream Preparation Mix yeast, sugar,…