Recipes

Sloe Gin & Wild Boar (or Venison) Sausage Roll July 28 2017

Sloe Gin & Wild Game Sausage Roll
With the right ingredients, the humble sausage roll can feel like one of the finest things you’ll ever eat! The deep fruity flavours of sloe gin work perfectly with rich game: wild boar and wild venison are both ideal.

Preparation

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 100g wild boar sausagemeat (or venison mince)
  • 100g pork mince
  • 500g puff pastry sheet
  • 50g diced onion
  • 50ml Sloe Gin
  • Chopped fresh thyme
  • Chopped fresh sage
  • Cornish sea salt
  • Milled black pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix the game mince, pork mince, diced onion, chopped herbs and sloe gin. Season well.
  2. Place the mixture on the pastry and roll over to form a sausage roll.
  3. Crimp the edges, score the top and brush with an egg wash.
  4. Place into a hot over 180℃ for 25 minutes.
  5. Once cooked removed from the oven and allow to rest.
  6. Slice and serve warm with a little spiced apple chutney.

Thank you to Game-to-eat for sharing this recipe with us.


Venison Burgers June 23 2017

Venison burgersIf you’re bored of bland burgers, you’ll love the gamey flavour of these venison burgers. Made with seasoned venison mince, they can’t be beaten in a brioche bun with onions and a melted slice of Stilton.

Preparation

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 4 people

Ingredients

  • Approx. 500g coarsely minced venison
  • ½ a large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 generous heads of parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 handful of white breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ pint of milk

Instructions

  • Start by soaking the breadcrumbs in the milk.
  • Place the minced venison in a large bowl. Add the parsley, onion, egg yolks, breadcrumbs and salt and pepper and mix thoroughly. Cover and put in the fridge until ready to cook.
  • Using a little flour shape the burgers into rounds, this quantity will make about 4 - 6 burgers.
  • Cook under a pre-heated grill for about 5 minutes on each side or to your taste.

Thank you to Game-to-eat for sharing this recipe with us.


Gamekeepers Pie October 05 2015

This is a gamey version of a Shepherd’s pie, with parsnip added to the mash topping to give it a savoury and sweet flavour.