Venison Stew

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The Secret of Spice: Recipes and ideas to help you live longer, look younger and feel your very best

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2019

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This is a real family favourite – it is a wonderful, warming stew that’s brimming with health-giving spices. It freezes well too, so when I know I’m going to have a busy time or be away I make up big batches and pop them in the freezer.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 onions,


Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas Mark 2 (or use aslow cooker if you have one).

Heat the oil and butter in a lidded casserole dish on the hob. Add the onions and cook until soft and golden.

Add the bacon and mushrooms and