Hare and Chocolate Sauce

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    as stew
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Appears in
Real Chocolate: Over 50 Inspiring Recipes for Chocolate Indulgence

By Chantal Coady

Published 2003

  • About

Hare and chocolate are inextricably linked for me, as some of the most beautiful Easter moulds depict hares. Long before the Christian feast of Easter existed, the Roman dawn goddess Oestre was a symbol of new life and spring. She was said to disguise herself as a hare, and go around hiding eggs behind bushes – hence Easter-egg hunts.

Quite apart from that, the meat of the hare goes exceptionally well with chocolate. It is very dark, extremely lean and needs long cooking. I have tri