By chance, this post is about rabbit, just as the previous one from some time ago (busy, busy). I made it after reading “Un dîner à poils ou plumes” by Stéphane Reynaud — a lovely cookbook with nice pictures. His warning with this recipe was “not for sensitive souls” and that was not without causeRead More
I am trying out a new online fresh retailer, Tauziet et Co, that allows me to buy goods direct from the producer in southwest France. There is plenty available around here, but not everything. The more you order the smaller the transport fee, so when I do order it is a full carton. That isRead More
On Thursday’s there is an organic market in Mirepoix where environment conscious farmers peddle their wares to a small group of equally concerned buyers. I usually like the quality of their goods but am not always ready to pay the price. But when you buy direct from the producer, you end up not spending moreRead More
For some reason I often associate rabbit with Belgium and like to make a rabbit stew with prunes in Belgian beer. Perhaps because we had a rabbit when I was young and it was a Belgian race that grew rather fast. My parents thought they had bought a “dwarf “ rabbit that would live quietlyRead More
Rabbit is relatively lean meat and not expensive. The animals multiply fast and a lot because they have many natural enemies and feature on the menu of various wild animals and birds of prey. Man has also been catching rabbit for centuries. It easily falls prey to traps and can be blinded with strong lights,Read More
Rabbit is a white meat and fits in low-calorie diets. It has a tender taste. It is Autumn, so there are a lot of root vegetables on the market such as turnips, celery, and parsnip. Rabbit dishes usually contain beer, or mustard, or tarragon, or a combination. I took beer and combined this into very tastyRead More
Rabbit with prunes is a classic French dish and is usually prepared with white wine. There is a good supply of rabbits on the market at the moment and I wanted to try it out with Belgian beer instead.
Rabbit meat is very popular in France which is the fourth-largest producer in the world after China, Italy and Spain with 40 million animals consumed per year. Rabbit meat is a lean kind of meat with little cholesterol but with plenty of proteins, minerals and Omega 3 fatty acids. The quality of the meat depends,Read More