An Explanation of Civet In Both Its' Senses

An Explanation of Civet In Both Its' Senses

If you're cooking and you've got your game on then you might just be making a civet—a French stew of furry game or fowl, the famous  “jugged hare” in English. Typically civet is a winter dish made with hare or rabbit and flavored with onion, chives, garlic, red wine, and peppercorns; traditionally the hare swims in a distinctive dark brown broth, thickened with the little critter’s blood.