Pheasant with Mostarda di Cremona

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

The Fascist poet F. Maninetti wrote a book called The Futurist Cookbook in which he gives a recipe for pheasant with mostarda di Cremona. His recipe requires that you take your pheasant and bathe it for 1 hour in moscato de Siracusa, a sweet heavy Sicilian wine, and for another hour in milk, and then finish by stuffing it with mostarda di Cremona and candied fruit. I have actually done this recipe and it works very well, but it involves a lot of time, effort, and expense. This is an adaptat