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The Pleasure of Pate with Wild and Game

I recently had the pleasure of sampling some more products from Wild and Game, this time from their new range of pâtés. I was sent their grouse, brandy and herb pâté, and pheasant, pistachio and port pâté to taste and review and I was extremely impressed. I absolutely love pâté and honestly wish I made it at home more often.

Wild and game pates

Wild and game pates

I mean I don’t have much of an excuse but I suppose once you have tried really well made pâté in a restaurant the urge to recreate isn’t quite there. This brings me onto the taste and quality of Wild and Game pâtés; they were restaurant quality for at home dining. I was blown away by the depth of flavour and texture of the pâtés which were made with such unusual ingredients. This is so much more than your standard chicken liver pâté and you can taste the difference immediately. Moreish is an understatement, I actually had some for breakfast! I loved both of these but I think the grouse just pipped the pheasant to the post in terms of flavour but honestly you will enjoy them both!

Wild and game pates

Wild and game pates

Both products are available now via wholesale or retail from the company’s website.

Here’s what Wild and Game co-founder Steven Frampton had to say about the range: “We’ve been working with our development chefs to perfect these recipes for some time. Our mission is to make game popular on British dinner tables all year round. It’s low-fat and readily available, so it deserves to be used more widely.  At Wild and Game we have a focus on traditional dishes that people already love, so pâté seemed a perfect addition to our range. We are delighted with the products our chefs have created. Game has been used for pâté for many years but they have created something truly unique here, and the gamey flavours of both pheasant and grouse are absolutely perfect for pâté.” I can certainly agree that they have created something truly unique here!  Go and treat yourself, you will not regret it!

#CookTalk with AngryBlackWunmi

#CookTalk with AngryBlackWunmi – Chickpea Curry with Coconut Quinoa

I had the pleasure of appearing on #CookTalk with AngryBlackWunmi, a fantastic new online cooking show in which we try healthy recipes and debate interesting topics. In this episode fellow guest Jonathan and I were cooking Chickpea Curry with Coconut Quinoa.

Chickpea Curry #CookTalk With AngryBlackWunmi

Chickpea Curry

The recipe can be found on www.angryblackwunmi.com

Wild and Game Sausage casserole

Wild and Game aims to bring great British game to a wider audience

To me game meat has always been associated with country living and to some even quite elite living however game meat offers a more dynamic, wide selection of tastes for meat lovers like myself.  When Wild and Game sent me a range of sausages and pies to review I was excited, I have always found game meat to have richer depth of flavour than the usual mainstream meat counterparts like beef, lamb and chicken.

Wild and Game is a not-for-profit food business which aims to turn the UK into a nation of year-round game eaters by taking much-loved recipes and recreating them with game as a key ingredient. Their product range is quite wide and includes pies, sausage rolls, sausages and even raw game meat with more products in development including pheasant lasagne, burgers and pate, and game ready meals. Their products low fat, free range and are supplied frozen so that they can be made available all year round, not just in game season.

“We would love to see game such as pheasant eventually becoming a common sight in UK supermarkets.” – says Steven Frampton, who runs the business with Michael Cannon.  “We’re not doing this for profit, but because we genuinely want to put game more fully  on the nation’s menus. The business grew out of trying to find ways to make game more attractive to people by putting it into products that they already know and love. We want to make it as easy as possible for people to buy and eat game.”

Well it certainly worked for me. The pies and sausages are packed full of flavour and make a great alternative to standard meat products. I really enjoyed the steak and ale pie.

wild and game steak and ale pie

Pheasant, Steak and Ale Pie

I made a delicious sausage casserole with the pheasant and venison and pheasant and white wine sausages too.

Wild and Game Sausage casserole

Wild and Game Sausage casserole

Juicy and flavourful these are excellent sausages! I shall definitely be keeping game meat on my home menu from here on out.

If you would like to try any of Wild and Game’s products visit https://www.wildandgame.co.uk/.

This is not a sponsored post, all items were sent as a gift to review.