Tag Archives: Boar

Tajine de Sanglier

It’s the gibier (wild game) season here in France and when M. Parret came to me with a portion of wild boar fillet, I knew he was hungry.  Since the operation on his second knee, his appetite hasn’t been what … Continue reading

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Sanglier with Apricots

M. Parret gave me the cutest little 2 1/2 lb wild boar (sanglier) roast, slaughtered and prepared for roasting by Maurice. I had some more grelots onions and thought that they would be a good addition and they were 🙂 … Continue reading

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Le Sanglier Part III

For those of you who missed the beginning, check out the previous posts: https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/le-sanglier-part-i/ and https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/le-sanglier-part-ii/ After 5 weeks of soaking in a spiced salt brine, it was time to get down to business.  I removed the sanglier shoulder, rinsed and soaked … Continue reading

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Le Sanglier Part II

I cured my first ham and corned beef in Niger in 1984.  The ham because it was unavailable in Niger and we had a powerful craving, and the beef, also unavailable, because we were planning our first St. Patrick’s Day … Continue reading

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