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Serves 4      Hot    Offal     Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless  Scotland  British  Europe



   1 Sheep's Stomach


   1 Sheep's Heart

   1 Sheep's Liver

   225g/8oz Fresh Suet

   75g/3oz Oatmeal

   1 teasp Salt

   teasp Black Pepper

   teasp Cayenne Pepper

   teasp Nutmeg

   180ml/6fl.oz Stock




1. Wash the sheep stomach well, rub with salt and rinse thoroughly. Remove the membranes and any excess fat then soak in cold salted water for several hours.


2. Place the sheep's  heart and liver in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.


3. Chop the heart coarsely and finely chop the liver.


4. Heat a large frying pan (without any fat) add the oatmeal and cook over a medium heat until lightly toasted.


5. In a large bowl, mix together all the  ingredients (apart from the stomach) until well blended.


6. Turn the stomach inside out, then loosely stuff with the oatmeal mixture, but only to about two-thirds full as the oatmeal expands in cooking.


7. Press any air out of stomach and truss securely. Place the stuffed stomach in a large saucepan, cover with boiling water bring back to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 3 hours, uncovered, adding more boiling water as necessary.


8. Prick stomach several times with a sharp needle when it begins to swell to prevent it from bursting.


9. To serve - drain well, transfer to a warmed platter, remove the trussing strings and serve with a spoon.


Traditionally served with neeps 'n tatties.




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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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