Grouse on Toast with Dandelion

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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If you’re a grouse lover, this little starter is a good way to make the deliciously rich meat go just that little bit further. You can, of course, serve other game, like wild duck, teal, widgeon or snipe, in this way. If the grouse giblets have been removed, buy 120g chicken or duck livers to use instead.


  • 2 oven-ready grouse, livers reserved
  • a few knobs of butter
  • 2 shallots, peeled and f


Preheat the oven to 220°C/gas 7. Clean the livers, cut them into even-sized pieces and pat dry with kitchen paper. Heat a good knob of butter in a frying pan and briefly fry the shallots and garlic for a minute or so without colouring. Season the livers and add them to the pan. Fry ove