Braised Hare Leg

Ingredients

  • 4 hare legs
  • 100g smoked black bacon
  • 4 carrots peeled and chopped into 1 cm dice
  • 2 onions peeled and chopped into 1 cm dice
  • 2 celery sticks chopped into 1 cm dice
  • 5 banana shallots peeled and chopped into 1 cm dice
  • 1 bulb of garlic split in half
  • 10 star anise
  • 5 springs of thyme
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 levelled tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1/2 bottle rich port
  • 2g salt
  • 20g flour
  • 500ml white chicken stock
  • 150ml vegetable oil
  • 30g butter