for family meals :
recipe has been reproduced courtesy of Orce
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very traditional Spanish dish is the first of many cooked
during the Matanza period. It is a filling, warming
dish eaten at lunch time on the first day using the
first cuts of meat from the pig. The preparation is
a truly family affair, with young and old gathered round
the fire cooking this meal for the hungry workers. This
recipe was kindly demonstrated by Angelita and her family
at her annual Matanza to which we had the privilege
of being invited.
cups of water
8 cups of flour
bacon, cut into pieces
liver, cut into chunks
green pepper, sliced
a large pan, heat a little olive oil, and then add
salt to taste and then bring the water to the boil.
the flour and stir well.
the heat and continue stirring. This process can take
up to an hour, so it is best to get help from the
you stir the mixture, add a little olive oil now and
then, to stop the mixture sticking, and break up the
lumps with a fork.
gently fry the bacon, liver and peppers until golden
stirring and mixing until, the flour has absorbed
the water and resembles breadcrumbs. Add oil as often
as necessary throughout, but only a little at a time.
cooked, add the liver, bacon and peppers and mix.
with sliced cucumber, grapes and tangerines.
best way to eat is to give everyone a spoon and just
dig in and enjoy!
To serve a large family
with permission of Orce