Fallow deer, celeriac, prune, chocolate

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Appears in
Glorious Game

By Ben Tish

Published 2019

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For me, game season in the UK is a really special time of year to be celebrated, and wild deer is one of my favourite meats. Cooking with deer is a pure joy – the meat is so flavourful and only needs a simple garnish to showcase its quality.


Deer sauce

  • deer saddle bones, chopped
  • rapeseed oil
  • deer saddle trimmings
  • veal stock
  • 1 carrot<


For the deer sauce, place the chopped bones into a roasting tray and dress with a little rapeseed oil. Roast at 170°C/325°F/gas mark 3 for 20 to 30 minutes until browned.

In a large heavy-based pan add a little oil and gently c