Game Faggots

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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I’ve enjoyed the spiced livery flavour of faggots ever since I was a kid. They are good cheap winter fodder, ideal for using up bits and pieces (in this case, game). Generally they’re eaten with peas, though at this time of the year I prefer mashed potato, neeps or coarsely mashed parsnips, and/or some creamed Brussels sprouts. To wrap the faggots, you’ll need some lamb or pork caul fat, which a butcher should be able to get for you.

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