Snipe ‘Butcher’s Treat’

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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Whenever I’m up at Ben and Silvy Weatheralls’ in Dumfriesshire, I’m always inspired by something to do with game, however simple or complicated it may be. What I did learn from my last eventful few days in the Highlands was a new way to cook snipe. Ben recited a recipe from a book by Prue Coates, Prue’s New Country Cooking, which sounded just genius. Here’s my adaptation.

A snipe, as you may well know, doesn’t have a lot of meat on the bone so this sounded li