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By Clarissa Dickson Wright and Johnny Scott

Published 2004

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I was served snipe pie in the Auvergne, it was an elaborate affair beautifully decorated with pastry dough cut outs of flying snipe, guns, and dogs. It was very large—this is a much smaller version for use at home.


  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • cognac
  • a generous ¾ cup (


Soak the raisins overnight in cognac, then drain and reserve.

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Melt half the butter and sauté the apples and shallot until golden. Stir in the raisins and juniper berries. Roa