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4 Brined Pigs Trotters

1 Large Carrot, cut into chunks

1 Onion, quartered

1 Bay Leaf

4 Sprigs Thyme

 Salt and Black Pepper






1. Wash the trotters well and place in a large saucepan together with the carrot, onions, herbs, salt and pepper.


2. Cover with cold water, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 2-1/2 hours until very soft.


3. To serve - Hot - lift out of the liquor and serve with soda bread.  Cold - cover and leave to cool in the liquor which will set to jelly.





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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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