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Rabbit Stew

Lleyn Peninsula, Gwynedd

A pig's flead. Mrs May Edwards, Abercywarch, Merioneth.

The Recipe

You will need

  • a rabbit, skinned and cleaned
  • half a pound bacon
  • swede
  • carrots
  • one ounce flour
  • two or three onions
  • a little chopped parsley
  • a little fat
  • salt and pepper


  1. Joint the rabbit and coarsely cut the bacon and the vegetables. 
  2. Put all the prepared ingredients in a large saucepan, season with salt, pepper and parsley, cover with water and simmer slowly for about an hour and a half. 
  3. Lastly, thicken with the flour mixed with a little cold water, and re-boil for a further few minutes.

Lleyn, Caernarvonshire.

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