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To Dress Pig's Fry (a Savoury Dish)


  • 1 1/2 pounds of pig's fry
  • 2 onions
  • a few sage-leaves
  • 3 pounds of potatoes
  • pepper and salt to taste


Put the lean fry at the bottom of a pie-dish, sprinkle over it some minced sage and onion, and a seasoning of pepper and salt; slice the potatoes; put a layer of these on the seasoning, then the fat fry, then more seasoning, and a layer of potatoes at the top. Fill the dish with boiling water, and bake for 2 hours, or rather longer.

Time: Rather more than 2 hours.

Sufficient for 3 or 4 persons.

Seasonable from October to March.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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