Recipe

Rack of venison with wild berries

Preparation

Racks of venison

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Season the racks of venison with salt and the game spice blend. Heat the groundnut oil in a pan, and brown the racks of venison on all sides.
  3. Add the aromatic garnish and then the butter, and place in the oven for about 5 minutes, basting regularly and ensuring that the butter does not burn. Using a thermometer, cook to a core temperature of 35°C for pink meat.
  4. Remove the meat, place on a rack and allow to stand for at least 15 minutes – on no account in the heat but at room temperature.

 

Sauce

  1. In a small pan, heat the raspberry and blackcurrant liqueur, the raspberry vinegar and the fruit. Reduce by three quarters. Put through a fine strainer and whisk in the butter. If desired, thicken with a little potato flour. Season with salt and pepper and finish with a dash of sherry vinegar so that the sauce is well-balanced and not too sweet.

 

Finish

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Top the racks of venison with a little sauce and place in the oven for 4 minutes. Carve 3 ribs from each rack, place a few raw berries on top as decoration, and arrange on the plates.

 

Recipe: Franck Giovannini, Grand Prix Joseph Favre

Preparation

Racks of venison

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Season the racks of venison with salt and the game spice blend. Heat the groundnut oil in a pan, and brown the racks of venison on all sides.
  3. Add the aromatic garnish and then the butter, and place in the oven for about 5 minutes, basting regularly and ensuring that the butter does not burn. Using a thermometer, cook to a core temperature of 35°C for pink meat.
  4. Remove the meat, place on a rack and allow to stand for at least 15 minutes – on no account in the heat but at room temperature.

 

Sauce

  1. In a small pan, heat the raspberry and blackcurrant liqueur, the raspberry vinegar and the fruit. Reduce by three quarters. Put through a fine strainer and whisk in the butter. If desired, thicken with a little potato flour. Season with salt and pepper and finish with a dash of sherry vinegar so that the sauce is well-balanced and not too sweet.

 

Finish

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Top the racks of venison with a little sauce and place in the oven for 4 minutes. Carve 3 ribs from each rack, place a few raw berries on top as decoration, and arrange on the plates.

 

Recipe: Franck Giovannini, Grand Prix Joseph Favre