All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Pig's Trotters In Madeira
(Pieds De Porc Au Madere)
What You Need:            (To Serve: 2 - 4)
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  • 3 pig's trotters
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 onion
  • - 1 pint white wine
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • a leek
  • 3 tomatoes, skinned and crushed
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Thyme
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • Rosemary
  • Madeira wine
  • A pinch of pepper

  • How To Cook:
    1. Halve the trotters, wash well and leave them to soak for some hours in cold water.

    2. Drain them and put them in an earthenware casserole with the cut-up vegetables and the herbs.

    3. Cover with white wine and marinade for 3 days.

    4. Drain the trotters, parboil them, drain and add the marinade, the cut-up vegetables, the oil, the tomatoes and the tomato puree; cook over a low heat for 4 hours.

    5. Strain the sauce and flavor with Madeira wine.

    6. Dish the trotters up in a cocotte and serve with noodles.

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