It's a Gordon Ramsay recipe, Rabbit Fricassée with Tagliatelle.
I decided to serve the rabbit with items that it might have eaten out of the garden:
Asparagus with Oyster Mushrooms and Shallots
Roasted Beet Salad
Spicy Carrot Salad
I'm not sure if actually eating bunny on Easter is traditional, but it just seemed right somehow. Plus, Mr. Scoop had requested that I make the recipe again (I debuted it last Easter, actually) - and the local supermarket actually carried them in the fresh meat case about a week before the holiday. I bought three rabbits and nestled them carefully next to the
The biggest challenge this year was that the rabbit came as a whole carcass instead of already cut up. I needed to cut it up into pieces parts before I could cook it. If you've ever owned a cat, a whole rabbit is kind of disturbingly similar in shape and weight. Mr. Scoop actually had to leave the room while I proceeded with my butchery:
But, ultimately, the recipe is worth it. Really.