Venison goulash soup

Yield: 12

5 1/2 lbs Lean venison, cut into 1

-¼-inch cubes

5 oz Lard

5 1/2 lbs Onions, sliced

5 oz Sweet paprika

1 tbsp Hot paprika

1 1/4 quart Red wine

3 quart Water

2 large Potatoes, peeled and

-quartered

3 Carrots, peeled and

-quartered

2 Apples, peeled, cored and

-quartered

Peppercorns

Juniper berries

3 Bay leaves

A few "Piment" seeds (??)

3 Stalks celery, thinly sliced

2 bunch Parsley, chopped

Sour cream to taste

Procedures

Best made in large quantities.

Recipe therefor serves 1In a large pot, melt some of the lard and brown the meat in batches.

Add more lard as required.

Remove the meat and reserve.

Fry onions until browned.

Remove onions from pot and reserve.

Add remaining lard.

Add paprika and stir well.

Slowly add red wine and water, continuing to stir to make sure there are no lumps of paprika.

Add meat and onions to pot again.

Add potatoes, carrots, apples and spices.

Quantities are approximate, use more, or less, as you wish.

Cook gently, covered, for 3 hours.

Check occasionally, and add more water as required.

Remove coarse spices, and add celery and parsley.

Serve with a bowl of sour cream, so each person can help themselves.

Note: this recipe does not mention salt, or pepper, which in my opinion ought to be included