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SEARED LOIN OF VENISON WITH CELERIAC PURÉE & BAKED PLUMS

FORAGED / MAIN DISH / MEAT & GAME / AUTUMN / WINTER

We are immensely proud of the venison that we produce at Daylesford. Reared at Wootton, our organic farm in Staffordshire, our deer are free to roam the luscious parkland with time to mature naturally in an environment well suited to their needs. Thanks to a careful breeding program they then go on to provide sensational […]

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SEARED LOIN OF VENISON WITH CELERIAC PURÉE & BAKED PLUMS

FORAGED / MAIN DISH / MEAT & GAME / AUTUMN / WINTER

We are immensely proud of the venison that we produce at Daylesford. Reared at Wootton, our organic farm in Staffordshire, our deer are free to roam the luscious parkland with time to mature naturally in an environment well suited to their needs. Thanks to a careful breeding program they then go on to provide sensational […]

BAKED WILD PLUMS WITH HONEY & JUNIPER

FRUIT / HEALTHY / PUDDING / AUTUMN

Truly a celebration of the season, we like to serve these plums with organic yoghurt and local honey for breakfast or a light dessert. Alternatively, try serving as a delicious accompaniment to lean venison or seasonal game (see HERE for a recipe) – spoon the juices through rich gravy for a little sweetness and colour […]

WILD RICE, RED CABBAGE, APPLE AND TOASTED COBNUTS SALAD

FORAGED / HEALTHY / SALADS & SIDES / VEGETABLES / AUTUMN

From mid to late August through to September, we can gather cobnuts, the cultivated version of wild hazelnuts, from the trees around the farm – you have to be quick, though, to beat the squirrels. In season you should be able to find the nuts in shops, greengrocers and markets. If you can’t find cobnuts, […]

40 MINS

WARMING DHAL WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND FRESH TURMERIC

MAIN DISH / VEGETABLES / AUTUMN / WINTER

On cold days, this is a recipe to warm and nourish the body and soul. Lentils are a fibre-rich staple for winter larders, full of the vital mineral magnesium which promotes good sleep and helps keep us calm. Combined with the anti-inflammatory properties of fresh turmeric and gentle spices a bowlful of this ancient, Ayurvedic dish […]

30 MINS

Roasted Partridge with sweetcorn, wild mushrooms and kale

FORAGED / MAIN DISH / MEAT & GAME / AUTUMN

Partridge is one of the earliest game birds you’ll be able to buy during the game season. It has a naturally milder flavour and is sweeter and more tender than some of the meatier birds, such as pheasant and grouse, so often it is a good introduction for people who are new to game. Roasting […]

1 HR 10 MINS

WHOLE BAKED HERITAGE SQUASH WITH GARLIC & SAGE BUTTER

MAIN DISH / VEGETABLES / AUTUMN / WINTER

This whole baked squash recipe can be used for a variety of different types of squash. Try baking a variety for added colours and textures and serve as we have done here on a big platter, drizzled generously with the flavourful butter. Alternatively, try baking smaller squash as a delicious starter with shards of crispy parmesan […]