Cock-a-Leekie or Cockie-Leekie

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 small boiling fowl
  • ¼ lb. prunes
  • salt and pepper

Method

Soak the prunes 12 hr. in ½ pt. water. Clean the fowl and truss it, wash the giblets, scald and skin the feet. Put the fowl, giblets and sufficient cold water to cover them in a pan, bring very slowly to simmering point, add 2