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IN PERDICE (Boiled Partridge)

IN PERDICE (Boiled Partridge)

(Apic. 6, 3, 1) Ingredients:

  • 1 partridge for each person
  • Pepper
  • Lovage (or celery leaves)
  • Celery seeds
  • Mint
  • Myrtle berries (or juniper berries)
  • 30 ml red wine
  • 30 ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp liquamen (or soya sauce)
  • Honey

Cook the partridge by soaking it in low heated water for about 45 minutes. Grind the spices in a mortar, add honey, wine, vinegar, oil and liquamen. Pour the sauce on the venison and serve.

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