Terrine de campagne

Preparation info

  • [For

    twelve

    ]
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mourjou: The Life and Food of an Auvergne Village

Mourjou

By Peter Graham

Published 1999

  • About

Terrine de campagne is one of those dishes whose quality can vary from the sublime to the inedible. The stiff, raw-red, colourant-packed terrine found in many French and British supermarkets bears no relation to a properly made terrine of grey complexion — the natural colour of cooked liver and meat — with a coating of crumbly aspic.

This recipe was given to me by Yvonne Croutes, a farmer’s wife who lives near me in Mourjou. We met under rather unusual circumsta