Kishke (Stuffed Derma)
raw, rinsed and drained
or to taste
large, well cleaned and prepared for stuffing
prefer veal stock if possible
- Char the liver over charcoal or under a gas or electric broiler to kosher.
Cut the liver into ¼ inch cubes.
If used, boil the lung in water for ½ hour.
Cool and cut into ¼ inch cubes.
- In a large bowl, mix together well the liver, lung (optional),
Sew up one end of the intestine (derma) and stuff -- not too tightly since the rice will expand.
Sew up the opening.
- On the bottom of a large pan, put the celery, onion, bay leaves, Pour in the clear beef stock. Bring to a boil over moderate heat and add the stuffed casting. Half-cover the pan and reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 45 minutes or more, until the skin is tender. Serve the kishke warm, sliced. Remove the bay leaves and serve the clear soup separately.