Pigeons Braised in Soy Sauce

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Simply Asian

By Neil Perry

Published 2000

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This is another example of the balance between sweet and salty. Once the pigeons add their subtle flavour to the broth, it makes a fantastic sauce. Order the pigeons from your butcher or a game specialist.

Fresh water chestnuts have a sweet, starchy flavour and a crunchy texture. When peeled, their hard, dark skin reveals white, crisp flesh. Simply rinse under water and they are ready to use. If preparing in advance, keep refrigerated overnight in salted water to prevent discolorati