Pig's feet and ears (Mrs Beeton's)

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Pig's feet and ears (Mrs Beeton's)
Pig's feet and ears (Mrs Beeton's)
Other publications - circa 1945
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:129
Ready in:3 hours 30 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:3 hours
Recipe author:Chef
First published:21st January 2013

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  1. Wash the feet and ears, cover them with white stock or milk, add the onion, mace, lemon rind and salt and pepper to taste
  2. Simmer until tender, then cut the feet into neat pieces, and the ears into thin strips
  3. Heat the butter in a stewpan, add the flour, stir and cook slowly for about 5 minutes, then add the stock or liquor in which the feet and ears were cooked
  4. Boil up, season to taste, simmer gently for 10 minutes, then put in the prepared feet and ears, and when thoroughly hot, serve

Recipe review

I prefer my ears crispy - Lol!

3/5 This is so funny, though I guess once this would have been a deadly serious recipe. Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

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