Faggots or “Savoury Ducks”

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 lb. pig’s liver or fry
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 4


Slice the liver, onions and pork thinly. Put in a saucepan with the thyme, sage, basil, salt, pepper and nutmeg and barely cover with water. Simmer for ½ hr., then strain off the liquid and save for the gravy. Mince the contents of the stewpan finely. Add the beaten egg and sufficient breadcrumbs to make into a fairly firm mixture and mix thoroughly. Form into balls and enclose each one in a pi