Recipe number 68878 is

Venison Civet

The ingredients are:
1 1/2 kg Venison, stewing MMMMMFOR MARINADE 200 g Onion, sliced 1 Shallot, sliced 100 g Carrot, sliced 2 Garlic cloves Parsley stalks Herbes de Provence or thyme Salt Peppercorns, lightly crushe 30 ml Cognac or good armagnac 1 liter Red wine, good - or to cove 50 ml Oil, just to cover Juniper berries MMMMMTO COOK 200 g Pork back fat 100 g Cooking fat/oil 200 g Onion 50 g Flour 500 ml Red wine, good Salt Pepper MMMMMOPTIONAL 1 Garlic clove, crushed 10 ml Vinegar 100 ml Blood, to thicken

The recipe yield is:
6 Servings

Compose marinade. Slice onions, carrots, shallots & garlic, add herbs and spices and cognac or armagnac. Add meat cut into largeish pieces, now pour over enough wine to cover meat, Marinade meat 2 days, stirring morning & night. The day before serving, Take out and put into sieve, rejecting the vegetables. cut back fat into dice and fry in cooking fat. Add onion, (optional, when cooked take it out, liquidise and return) Fry meat in this fat until it becomes grey - it won't brown because it was marinaded. Sprinkle over the flour and stir till it disappears. Heat cooking wine (corbi*res) pour delicately over meat, stirring to incorporate flour. Add enough to cover the meat. Simmer until meat is very nearly tender. Allow to cool. On the day of the meal, remove excess fat, reheat and simmer until meat is falling off bones. Strain sauce and reduce if needed. Add marinade - stirring. Correct seasoning. Add optional garlic, and a dash of vinegar if needed, reheat to simmering point. If using blood, add it to simmering sauce off the heat, stirring the while. Pour back over the meat and serve without re-heating.

Main Dish; Game; Ethnic; Pork

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