butter 2 med sized onions minced; 225 gm streaky bacon diced; 1 lrg onion stuck with 10 cloves I have just bought a hare from the Wellington Estate. After about 4 hours I took the lid off ( otherwise there would be no evaporation) added bay leaves, cognac, peppercorns ( plenty) cloves and cinnamon. Our hares are shot in the wild in South America. I think everyone, myself included were really surprised just how good this recipe is. But the real hero of this dish is the sauce. Jugged Hare recipe: Try this Jugged Hare recipe, or contribute your own. Betty's Slow Cooker Cola Chuck Roast. But buying a wild Scottish hare will cost you more than $60. 1 (6-lb) hare or rabbit 3-1/4 c Burgundy (dry red wine) 1 ts Dried leaf thyme 1 md Onion; finely chopped 2 Cloves garlic; minced 2 Stalks celery; chopped fine If you are using bacon, only use enough goose fat to lubricate the bottom of the pan, as the bacon should be fatty enough. Jugged hare revealed the technique of ‘jugging’ – an unusual method of preserving and cooking meat and fish. Creates Jugged Rabbit in Preserves Happy New Year and keep up the good work! Oct 28, 2015 - Ultimate Jugged Hare game recipe from The Jugged Hare pub in London. Return the pieces of hare to the pot and retest for salt. Roast Hare. Cut the hare legs in half at the joint and then cut them once more through the middle of the thigh, so you end up with 3 pieces from each leg. No matter, this mixture gets stirred into your finished sauce to thicken it. Get your game on with our pheasant recipes. “Izzy’s deer” was delicious and her father was busting at the seams from their fabulous experience together in the woods. I’m reporting just in case someone wants to try it and/or improve it. During the past two decades I have accumulated several jugged hare recipes, the oldest one coming from Elizabeth Beeton's monumental ''Book of … Jugged hare, civet of hare, whatever you call it, this is a recipe George Washington would have known and probably ate. Flash forward four centuries, and access to good wine is no longer an issue: Access to a hare is. Drain them, and warm them up in the jugged hare the last thing. It may be from my 1940’s North Yorkshire Moors childhood experiences, ‘ferreting’ at midnight with my foster grandfather. Another jugged dish, also traditional in the United Kingdom, is jugged kippers, which is kippers (with the heads and tails removed) in a covered jug, cooked in boiling water. Jim Rivis. Dust the pieces of hare in the rye flour — using something other than white flour adds a subtle earthy note to the civet — and brown them in the pot. According to the one I found you need a rabbit cut into small pieces, salt & pepper, thyme, savory salt, celery seed, parsley flakes, ground cloves, bay leaves & bacon. Then lift these out and brown the hare in the same fat, sprinkling over it the remainder of the flour. Dip the hare joints into the flour then fry in the rendered bacon fat. Blend the liver, the blood and the heavy cream together in a food processor or blender. tomato purée. Jugged hare revealed the technique of ‘jugging’ – an unusual method of preserving and cooking meat and fish. Then lift these out and brown the hare in the same fat, sprinkling over it the remainder of the flour. But it’s completely different from yours. Do you have one or can you post a link to an article? Unfortunately I improvised the butchery before I found your guide, but my method was pretty much the same. Je me demandais si vous finiriez par expliquer ce qui fait un civet. Sylvie: I have heard of octopus and squid cooked in their ink: Excellent dishes, and definitely in the same genre as a civet. Cleaned and dressed, and in the fridge I began searching for recipes and found this one. Jugged kippers. It’s called Tura-lura-lemia. 4 pt Water, Cold . I use mine almost every week. I’ll use the bones with whatever meat left on them to make a sauce which will go very well with some large noodles ( two pidgeons with one stone…) You need to marinate the hare in wine and brandy (with the alcohol burned off) for at least a day. Yes, you can. Remove a piece of meat to check if it’s tender; if not, continue cooking for another 30 minutes or so. THE QUESTION – How to a reduce the whole jack rabbit to portions ready to cook? This is the real deal, folks, and it ain’t easy to make. It is considered a speciality of the cuisine of Martinique. How to cook this jugged hare recipe: Cut the hare legs in half at the joint, then cut them through the middle of the thigh, so you have three pieces from each leg. Meanwhile, in a heavy-based saucepan, gently cook the onion in the butter for 3-4 minutes until soft. i write from rural Berkshire in England. – unless one is slaughtering oneself, or hunting! Also, if you are ever hare hunting in Ireland, there’s a disease related to our Californian one. My brother shot a jackrabbit 2 days ago. Having begun his culinary career as a Pastry Chef at Mayfair’s La Rascasse, Stephen quickly jumped up the ladder and was promoted to Head Chef within his first year of service. Hywel. In preparation for cooking this, I see the need for both 1/4 lb fresh mushroom and 1/2 Oz. 1 freshly shot Hare hanging in the pantry, waiting for it to hang for a few days then I will be giving this one a go…. Your email address will not be published. Add the hare and risotte well – this takes … For a non-mushroom hunter, I would suggest 1/4 pound button mushrooms or shiitakes, and the 1/2 ounce dried porcini. Clean the Dutch oven, or get another large, lidded pot. Revel in its pink gory glory. But you’re not done yet. Learn to deep-fry like a pro with any of our must-make recipes perfect for any time of year. I hope not, because civet of hare is a truly special dish. Used dried porcini (all I had) but stuck with your recipe otherwise. Civet de Lievre sounds so much better, though…. I don’t know where I picked up the following concept. breadcrumbs. Pause for a moment and think about this recipe. Mike S: I will post a step-by-step the next time I get a rabbit. 2. Melt the fat in a saucepan, put in the onions and the bacon, cut in strips, and toss over the heat until lightly browned. Hare is not something you prepare every day but this recipe sure makes you want to! It takes time to make and must be done precisely. It was really a magnificent dish. I used chicken livers instead of the hare liver, and no blood as I’d discarded these during dressing. If you are a hunter, you will want to save some blood from the hare in a small container, mixed with a little red wine vinegar to preserve it. Mushroom curious: Burgundy wine. On the other hand, that hare looks glorious. And chipotle mashed potatoes. Make sure everything is evenly distributed. Once the hare is nicely browned, set it aside. Your email address will not be published. This is the first time I prepare hare legs with blood. Jugged rabbit (civet de lapin) is an alternative to Jugged Hare. Still, I’d give it a go. Serve at once, topped with parsley and accompanied by crusty bread, a green salad, and a really kick-ass red wine. Rich and hearty, luscious. While the wine-brandy mixture is still warm, pour it into a container large enough to hold the hares or rabbits. button mushrooms. Thank you, a hundred times over. And then there’s the sauce, which must be pushed through a food mill or otherwise blended. I’ll keep looking out for recipes on your site and will keep you posted on eating on the wild side in England 3. I get so few hares every year that I always feel the need to do something special with them. Wait until you see no movement of the stew from simmering or boiling, then add a ladleful of the stew to the blood-liver-heavy cream mix. Transfer them to a casserole, with any fat, and add the blood, onion and beer. When it is good and hot, turn the heat down to medium-low and add the pancetta. Skin the hare, wipe … Remove and set aside. A raft of scum will form on top. Student Life Series: Chef Mihai Rat, B.H.M.S. South Dakota State is going to get their Jackrabbit Jugged by Ohio State on March 14. further to mt last comments – Oh, and for mushrooms – I could not for love or money find chantarelle mushrooms, but fortunately I had some dried morels, and used them, that is a perfect substitute. Fever, chills, really bad stuff. I tasted it, it tastes so wonderful. Recipes are not bound to account, and can be sold to other players. It was the first time I have had hare but I shall certainly be having it again. Cut the hare in pieces not larger than a small egg and coat them with some of the flour. What’s your opinion of it? It is one of those recipes that hearkens back to the days of Brillat-Savarin, or Antonin Careme or Escoffier. You layer the rabbit & the spices & the bacon in a baking dish, add one cup water, cover & bake 2 hours at 350 or until tender. Email me and let’s work out the details. I took them out but wasn’t sure how to wash and prepare them so I ended up throwing them away, which seemed rather a shame. I just made made it yesterday but with a few changes which make the dish less complicated and healthier. Cut the hare in pieces not larger than a small egg and coat them with some of the flour. I’ve cleaned hundreds of ducks and never caught anything. Put the pieces into a non-reactive bowl or dish, together with the red wine, juniper, bay leaf and thyme. mixed with a little red wine vinegar (optional), Sylvie, Rappahannock Cook & Kitchen Gardener. Once they are coated and much of the liquid has steamed off, turn the heat down to medium and cook until they caramelize, about 10-12 minutes. What they all have in common is that the sauce is thickened with the blood and liver of the animal, pureed with heavy cream. Lacee: That’s not a civet. See more ideas about recipes… 1 x young hare (about1.55 1.8 kg) jointed into eight complete with liver heart kidneys and reserved blood Seasoned flour; 1 Tbsp. Michele: Skip the chile paste. It’s your dad’s recipe, after all. Remove the inside from the hare, being careful to save the thick blood. But then several other people thought I was eating that critter that shits expensive coffee…. Serve red currant jelly with jugged hare separate. It was a very hearty meal, especially with the crusty bread you recommended. Cut the hare legs in half at the joint and then cut them once more through the middle of the thigh, so you end up with 3 pieces from each leg. I dropped it from the updated recipe. Dip the hare joints into the flour then fry in the rendered bacon fat. I don’t see it in your list of ingredients. Mix flour with salt and pepper and use to coat the hare joints. Ew. Maryann: Thanks a heap! I’m just thrilled my brothers are, and that they dropped off a hare for me. 1. Put the pieces into a non-reactive bowl or dish, together with the red wine, juniper berries, bay leaf and thyme. Fortunately that was the only part crushed. I am considering cooking the venison steak Diane for my fifteenth birthday in a few weeks. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. breadcrumbs. It is considered a speciality of the cuisine of Martinique. Val: Here was a hare hunt from last summer I wrote about. But did you know that hare season also starts in early August? © 2020 Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, All Rights Reserved. Some traditional regional preparations of the dish exist, such as Coniglio all'ischitana on the island of Ischia, German Hasenpfeffer and jugged hare in Great Britain and France. Christmas Eve we had another round of antelope carpaccio, which as always, had city people standing around with dazed looks saying “what IS this?” And then Christmas Day my friend Colin was proudly serving slices of grilled backstrap from the first deer he hunted with his 9-year old daughter. Bring to the boil and simmer over a medium heat until the liquid has reduced to half the volume. Free Recipe Jugged Hare (Hasenpfeffer) Recipe Type: G Recipes Recipe Preparation: bake Cooking Temperature: Recipe Serves: 6. Skim it off carefully. Discard the bones. Isn’t a hare a rabbit? I’d love to read a post on a hare hunt. 1 Carrot . (My email is in the About section). Great recipe, Hank and very well written. It was my first rabbit experience, and this really made it a memorable one! I’ll have to order one. For roasting, they're best eaten young (a 'leveret' is a hare under one year old). While the meat is cooling, run everything left in the pot through a food mill with a medium plate. Cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for 24-48 hours. Thank you very much, Sorry. Subscribe. Bring the heat to a simmer, and skim the liquid several times until it is clear, then turn off the heat. I followed your advice on another recipe and marinated it overnight in buttermilk, then I followed through with this recipe. Nov 16, 2020 - Recipes for domestic or wild rabbits, hares and squirrels, both from Hunter Angler Gardener Cook and from those other trusted sources. Set aside the veggies. I read your blog thoroughly, but I’m not a hunter or a forager, unfortunately. Add the dried chanterelles, the quatre epices and the sugar. Prepare deep-fried shrimp for a barbecue or backyard get-together, or learn how to make one of our time-honored fried chicken recipes for your next family meal. Recipe: Jugged Rabbit in Preserves Information. Salt it lightly. Yes, but then it wouldn’t really be the same, now would it? Heat half the goose fat or lard in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. oil 1 Tbsp. A dish with a 500-year pedigree that turns the lowly jackrabbit into kingly fare. Hank — Another excellent post. I’ll write a comment after I finish all of that, but I couldn’t contain my excitement…I was finally able to cook one of your gaming recipes. chocolate. 2. If you think you need more liquid, add the game, veggie or beef stock. We have Whitetailed Jacks and Snowshoes here in central Alberta. It says that ‘to jug’ is ‘to stew or boil in a jug or jar (esp. Heat the vegetable oil in a heavy frying pan and fry the pieces, a few at a time, until well-coloured, then put to one side on a plate. I just wanted to write to thank you for exporting this back to us in the UK. Another jugged dish, also traditional in the United Kingdom, is jugged kippers, which is kippers (with the heads and tails removed) in a covered jug, cooked in boiling water. This hare meat is ideal for jugged hare or game stew. beef suet. Not many chefs look beyond the jugged hare recipes of old, a dish that to many of today’s tastes is strong and unappealing. Once the hare is tender, almost falling off the bone, carefully remove it from the pot and set aside to cool. Hell, John Smith would have been able to eat an early version of jugged hare back in Jamestown a century before Washington — if he had access to some good wine. Half fry the bacon then remove. Sylvie, Rappahannock Cook & Kitchen Gardener says. but have have eaten snowshoes and they were good. Cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for 24-48 hours. I only really use them with rabbits and hares, though. Toss and cook the veggies, adding more goose fat or lard as needed. 4. I was going through his papers & I found a recipe for Jugged Rabbit. I still have to add the liver/cream mixture to thicken it up after I puree it and add the chanterelles and sliced onions. I have a few nice 17th c. recipes for “smeared” rabbit. I have a hare coming in the post from Suffolk Cover and put in the oven and leave it undisturbed for 2 1/2 to 3 hours for a hare, 90 minutes for rabbits. I was also lucky in that the liver was still attached, so I could use it for the thickening. I made this dish last weekend with a jackrabbit I had frozen back in September. Blooming great recipe. Sylvie Blood is good to have, but not as critical as the liver. Huesenziwwi - Luxembourgish Jugged Hare . Thanks! Bring this to a simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes, or until the onions are nice and soft. Just cook it on a slow burner and cover the pot. Pick the meat from the bones of the hare. 2 questions for you Hank; I have been warned off eating Jacks (probably by those who dont know better?) There are a couple of things to remember about hare. 4 Cloves . Signor, That looks just gorgeous. After 5/10 minutes I added the full decanted content of two bottles of my own 1986 Chianti ( pure Sangiovese) and let everything cook (simmering) for about 8 hours. Dice bacon then place in a casserole with shallots, hare, tomato, salt, pepper, mace, parsley, cloves, strips of lemon rind and stock. My mother makes an octapus “civet”, no blood there, but she uses the ink. 2. Peter: Eating Thumper is ALWAYS a good idea. 3. 2-Is there any way to do this whole recipe on the stove? 3. Add the blood and continue to simmer the sauce until it has thickened to a gravy-like consistency, then return the pieces of meat to warm through until it’s ready to serve. Her recipe, in which chopped marinated hare is cooked with red wine and juniper berries in a tall jug placed in a water bath, wouldn’t look out of place in a modern chef’s kitchen. Her father was busting at the recipe, it is clear, then add the grated,! 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