Blood Sausage

Mar 13

Herbs de Provence Rub

There is this glass jar of Herbs de Provence that was mentioned in the post What is in your spice rack? that exists in the kitchen. Honestly, I have been skeptical of using it in my cooking. My skepticism is founded simply because I am not sure how to use this mixture. Herb de Provence …

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Feb 12

Kishka (Polish Blood Sausage)

Kishka (Polish Blood Sausage)

“A cook turns a sausage, big with blood and fat, over a scorching blaze, without a pause to broil it quick” a quote from Homer’s Odyssey was most likely referencing a blood sausage (Kishka) such as pictured to the left is of Slavic origin and literally means “gut” or “intestine”. Traditionally blood sausage is found …

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Jan 26

Chicken Ballotine number 2

After the first attempt at preparing a de-boned chicken, I tried again with a 6lb Capon that I had in the freezer from after Christmas. I also had some left over ‘Black Pudding’ (actually it was kiszka), from our Burn’s Supper at the weekend, that I used to make the stuffing. I was confident from …

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