Pork chops in cider

Pork chops in cider: Brown 6 thick loin chops well on both sides in butter. Transfer to a baking dish. Mix 3/4 cup cider and water. Pour it over the pork chops. Sprinkle the pork chops with a generous pinch of basil and marjoram. Sprinkle with paprika, salt and pepper to taste. Add 3 medium… Read More


Truffled Turkey

Truffled Turkey: Grind 2 pounds fresh pork fat, 1/2 pound raw poultry livers and the peelings of 1 1/2 pounds truffles through the finest blade of the meat grinder. Blend the mixture in a mortar with salt, pepper and a pinch of thyme until it is reduced to a smooth paste. Press it through a… Read More


Fresh tongue Wash a small fresh beef tongue that weighs about 4 pounds in warm water. Put it in a deep kettle. Add 1 onion stuck with 3 cloves, 1 sliced carrot, 1 stalk of celery with the leaves, a small bunch of parsley, 1 bay leaf and 6 peppercorns. Cover the tongue with boiling… Read More