Ostrich, watermelon, pickled golden beets, anise

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    Starter Portions
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

  • About

Be careful with the star anise. It’s a particular flavour and can easily overpower.

Ingredients

Ostrich

Method

The fan fillet is a cut from the upper inner thigh of the ostrich. It is the most tender and the easiest to work with. Trim excess sinew and portion the fillet into 80 g portions. Brush with basting sauce and season with sea salt flakes. Place on the grill over hot coals to colour. Move the meat ov