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I don't know where you can buy duck blood, unless you are near a duck farm.

Polish Heirloom Recipes (Lilann)


  • Fresh blood from one duck
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). country ribs
  • 1 herb bouquet
  • 4 whole allspice
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 3 whole peppers
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) vinegar
  • 10 prunes
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) golden raisins
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml). flour
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sweet cream
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). sugar
  • salt, to taste
  • potato dumplings
  • Into a glass bowl, pour the vinegar and mix in the duck blood; set aside.
  • Cover meat with water and add herbs and spices to cook for about 2 hours.
  • Strain soup and return to kettle.
  • Add fruit and cook 1/2 hour longer.
  • Mix flour into blood mixture, add 3 Tbsp (45 ml). soup stock and pour into soup stirring constantly.
  • Add sugar and cream and bring to boiling; reduce to a simmer.
  • Serve over Kluski or potato dumplings.
  • Polish names: Kluski lazanki or Kartoflane Kluski.
My aunt made this great soup and served it over Kluski. It is a soup that you should have been raised on to appreciate. My husband loved it until he was told it was duck's blood soup. I would keep that a secret from now on.

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