Rabbit stew

This nightmare of a dish is from Bourgogne! I did not enjoy cooking rabbit whatsoever because I quickly became emotionally attached to Thumper as I was cooking him.

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Thumper the 16-piece rabbit
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Machonné rack-of-rabbit. (Kitchen scissors for size comparison)
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Gibelotte de lapin dijonaise

What are those little toothpick kabobs stuck in the tourné potatoes? Those are Thumper’s kidneys, gently fried in garlic-thyme butter.

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Traditional white wine rabbit stew with dijon mustard

This plate is comprised of turned potatoes, turned mushrooms, glazed onions, rabbit jus and half a rabbit.

Apparently Thumper was delicious.

March 5th, 2015

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Trout fillets

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Pan-fried trout filets with almonds (filets de truite meunière aux amandes, pomme à l’anglaise)
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Ironically after all that delicate work with my fillet knife, I cut myself turning the three potatoes for this dish.
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Hollandaise

November 2nd, 2016