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Soak the beans in cold water overnight.

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Peel 1 onion and stud it with cloves and 1 bay leaf.

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Place in a saucepan with the beans, the bouquet garni and the peeled carrot. Wash the tomatoes, remove the stalk and roughly dice. Add to the beans together with a peeled garlic clove, cover with water and simmer, covered, for about 11/2-2 hours. Add more water if necessary and skim off the resulting foam from the surface.

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Peel and finely chop 1 garlic clove and 1 onion.

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Cut the lamb and the pork into bite-size pieces.

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Preheat the oven to 160°C (140°C fan, gas 3). Fry the meat in 2 tbsp hot goose fat until browned. Add the onion and garlic and cook briefly. Add some of the bean water and the thyme, cover and cook gently for 1 hour. Fry the sausages in 1 tbsp of hot fat until browned. Remove the studded onion, bouquet garni, carrot and garlic from the beans and season with salt and pepper.

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Rub a cassoulet pot or casserole dish with a halved garlic clove. Season the meat.

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Rub the inside of the tin with a halved garlic clove.

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Spoon half of the beans into the pot.

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Layer the meat and goose-legs on top.

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Cover with the sausages.

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Finish with remaining beans.

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Sprinkle over half the breadcrumbs and bake in the preheated oven for 11/2 hours, stirring carefully every 30 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining crumbs 15 minutes before the end of the cooking. Serve hot.