Saute chopped mushrooms, chopped onion,and minced garlic clove in oil in a skillet over medium heatuntil tender; do not brown. Add sherry, salt, pepper, thyme.and nutmeg. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Combine with ground pork, finely choppedveal, and ground beef, chopped pistachio nuts, egg, and parsleyin a bowl; mix well. Line the bottom and sides of a loaf panwith sliced bacon, overlapping slightly. Pack the meat into thepan.
Bake for 1 1/4 hours. Cover with aluminum-foilcovered cardboard, cut to fit snugly, and weight the top. Refrigerateovernight.
Dip the pan in hot water and loosen fromthe side. Invert onto a serving plate, scrape off the excessfat.
Makes 8 servings.
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