*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Liver Pate
 
 Recipe By     : Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky  May 1993
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3                    chicken livers
      1/2  cup           heavy cream
    3      tbs           butter
      1/2                onion chopped
    1      clove         garlic
      1/2  tsp           allspice -- ground
    1                    bayleaf -- crushed
      1/2  tsp           peppercorns -- ground
    2                    dried funghi porcini
    2                    white mushrooms
    1      tbs           madeira wine
    2      tbs           cognac
    1                    shallot, chopped
 
 1. Marinate livers in the cognac overnight. Drain
 2. Soak dried mushroom in hot water for 1 hour. Drain it squeezing out all
 the liquid
 3. Melt 1 tbs butter in a pan
 4. Add the livers, onion, mushrom and garlic. Cook until almost all the red
 has disappeared.
 5. Add the cream, the funghi,  and the spices and cook to reduce by half
 over high heat.
 6. Turn off heat, process everything and mix in the butter while still hot.
 7. Pour into a mold and refrigeraye
 8. If you like you may top it with gelatine
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -