Mexican Turkey

Mexican Turkey Recipe:

1. Parboil the turkey in water until it is just tender

2. Cut the turkey into neat joints and saute it in a pan filled with half a cup of the lard until the pieces are brown

3. Put the pieces in a casserole and keep them warm

4. Grind the following ingredients together into a paste: sweet peppers, aniseeds, sesame seeds, garlic cloves, almonds, tortillas and the fresh tomatoes

5. Add the following ingredients to the paste: ground cloves, ground cinnamon, salt, pepper, coriander, chocolate and the chili powder

6. Mix the spices thoroughly

7. Add the remaining 1/2cup of lard to the pan

8. Stir the paste in the pan until it is very hot

9. Cover the pieces of turkey in the casserole with the cups of stock

10. Put the paste on top of the stock

11. Cover the casserole and let it simmer very slowly for about 2 and 1/2hours

12. Stir the casserole occasionally to prevent sticking

List of ingredients required:

1 turkey
1 cup lard
2 sweet peppers
1 and 1/2 teaspoons aniseeds
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
6 garlic cloves
3/4 almonds
3 tortillas
6 large fresh tomatoes, seeded
A pinch of ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon powdered coriander
2 oz grated bitter chocolate
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 cups stock