Remember when I made soup from a moose’s nose?
Apparently, there is also a “faux mouffle soup.” I found this out via a recent email from Nathalie Cooke, Professor at McGill University:
“Recipe can be found on the terrific Parks Canada Heritage food app for iPhones. It is a 19th century recipe with the lack-lustre name of Marm Bailey’s Moose Muffle Soup. Adapted for contemporary cooks, it uses lamb shank and pork hock rather than titular moose muffle. I don’t seem to be able to cut and paste the recipe — sorry — or the story that accompanies it. But the story says the 200-year old recipe is attributed to Marm Bailey who served it in Annapolis Royal in 1800s when she ran a boarding house after her husband’s death. ‘Folks came from miles around to have a bowl’…. You can find the original recipe in The Romance of Old Annapolis Royal written by Charlotte Isabella Perkins, and published in 1934.”