Braised Lamb Shank with Gratin Potatoes and Red Currents

lamb shank

Braised Lamb Shank with Gratin Potatoes and Red Currents Serves 4 | Prep 10mins | Cooking 2 1/2 – 3hrs Braised Lamb Shanks are a delicious crowd-pleaser. Slowly braised in deep flavours leaving the lamb falling off the bone. Serve with potato gratin and vegetables or couscous Ingredients 4 small lamb shanks 2 tbsp vegetable…

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Veganuary is it an environmental win?

Veganuary is it an environmental win? By Luke Dale-Harris, Founder of Farm Wilder Seven years in and with over two million people expected to participate this January, it’s safe to say that Veganuary has been a roaring success. In well under a decade, veganism has gone from being a widely ignored lifestyle choice of a…

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BBQ Chicken Drumsticks with BBQ Sauce

bbq chicken drumsticks

BBQ Chicken Drumsticks with BBQ Sauce Makes 4 | Prep 6hrs | Cooking 20mins A super easy and delicious recipe for the best barbeque chicken drumsticks. This finger-licking treat is a complete family favourite. Sweet and tangy sticky BBQ sauce on the outside with tender juicy chicken on the inside. Ingredients 8 chicken drum sticks…

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Why Eat Venison?

why eat venison

Why Eat Venison? Deer in the uk There are six species of deer currently living in the UK, however only 2 are native- The Roe, and the Red Deer. There are three types of Asiatic Deer- the Chinese Water Deer, Sika and Muntjac, with the Fallow Deer being introduced to the UK presumably by the…

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Silvopasture at Elston Farm


Silvopasture at Elston Farm What is silvopasture? Silvo-pasture, also known as wood-pasture, is the combination of grazed grassland and trees in the same field or space. This system can increase the overall productivity of the land area by producing both the grazing and the products from the trees; such as nuts, fruit, wood, extra livestock…

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Italian Style Beef Steak Salad with Parmesan

Italian Style Beef Steak Salad with Parmesan Makes 4 | Prep 10mins | Cooking 5mins A light and scrumptious dinner, with balanced flavours. Using our Pasture fed rump steaks which has has heaps of character, slowly maturing on rich grassland creates deeper and richer flavours from the herbs, wildflowers, and grasses. Rump steak has a…

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Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock Makes 2.5 ltrs | Prep 10mins | Cooking 2 1/2 – 3hrs Chicken stock is simple and easy to make and helps utilise all the elements of the bird while giving a scrumptious base for soups and gravy. Ingredients 1.5kg raw chicken bones or the carcasses 3 sticks celery (roughly chopped) 3 carrots…

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Is Meat Bad for the Planet?

Is meat bad for the planet

Is Meat Bad for the Planet? By Tim Martin, Founder of Farm Wilder You hear a lot about meat being bad for the planet, about livestock farming causing climate change, decimating wildlife and polluting rivers. Some say that the best thing to do is give it up entirely and go vegan.  And although it is…

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Venison Gravy

Venison Gravy Serves 4 | Prep 10mins | Cooking 15mins The perfect gravy to go with a wonderful wilder Venison roast. Ingredients 100ml red wine 2 tsp redcurrant jelly 2 sprigs rosemary 250ml beef stock Salt and pepper Method Whilst your meat rests (see Roast Venison Haunch Recipe) Add the red wine, redcurrant jelly, and…

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Roasted Venison Haunch

Venison Haunch

Roasted Venison Haunch Serves 4-6 | Prep 10mins | Cooking 50mins Fragrant and full of wonderful game flavour, the slow roast allows the taste to develop and the meat to become tender. The natural flavours are beautiful in this recipe. An easy way of cooking venison- suitable for even a first time venison chef, this…

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