Partridge with Lentils

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Game Cookery

Game Cookery

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1989

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Ingredients

  • 4 young partridge, plus livers
  • 140 g (5 oz) small

Method

Pick over the lentils and soak them in cold water for 1 hour. Rinse and place in a saucepan with the onion, carrot and bouquet garni. Add water to cover. Bring to a simmer, skim, and simmer very gently until the lentils are just tender. Season with the vinegar, salt and pepper.

Wipe the partridge and season. Place a knob of butter in each cavity and wrap each partridge in bacon. Smear a