Civet de lièvre

Preparation info

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    six

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    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Mourjou: The Life and Food of an Auvergne Village

Mourjou

By Peter Graham

Published 1999

  • About

The terrain of the Auvergne, much of which consists of grass-covered hills and mountains, is highly suited to the lifestyle of the hare. It is also reputed to produce animals with a particularly fine flavour. The wild hare population has been maintained at a reasonable level, particularly in the last twenty years or so, during which the once plethoric rabbit population has been severely hit by myxomatosis. But every now and then each commune’s hunting committee tops up hare numbers with a f