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LVCANICAE (Lucanian Sausages)

LVCANICAE (Lucanian Sausages)

(Apic. 2, 4) Ingredients:

  • 300 g minced meat (with fat)
  • 100 g pine nuts
  • Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Rue
  • Parsley
  • Savory
  • Bay (or juniper) berries
  • 2 tbsp Liquamen (or soya sauce)
  • Sausage casings

Cut meat and fat into chunks and place in a bowl. Sprinkle with pepper, cumin, savory, juniper berries, and liquamen. Mix with hands so that all chunks are well-coated with spice mixture. Break stems from parsley, and break each sprig into 3-4 pieces. Add to meat mixture and toss. Put meat mixture through meat grinder, or grind with a food processor. Mix in pine nuts and stuff into sausage casings. Finished sausages may be grilled, boiled, roasted, or smoked.

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