Tag Archives: game meat

Rabbit confit

I picked up my usual wild rabbit at the Capital Region Farmers Market and finally decided to make rabbit confit. I specify the use of wild rabbit here not just for flavour, but for the size of the legs. If … Continue reading

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Wild rabbit rillettes

I’ve enjoyed pork rillettes and heard wonderful things about duck rillettes. I thought the wild rabbit I get at market would lend itself well to rillettes because they’re packed full of flavour and revel in slow cooking. I decided to … Continue reading

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Wellington the rabbit

In Australia, you can’t get meat that’s much more sustainable and environmentally friendly than wild rabbit. Mark Dureau hunts them on farms north of Griffith to keep the population in check. Otherwise they’d wreak havoc with the land. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Sicilian inspired rabbit pasta

It’s a rabbit week this week! I collected my hug from Mark Dureau, as well as a lovely plump rabbit, at the farmers market yesterday. My partner has wanted me to make a rabbit pasta sauce for ages. I felt … Continue reading

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Rabbit braised with apple cider vinegar and sweet things

This dish is based on the heart warming chicken casserole I made about six months ago. It had a lovely balance between tangy vinegar and sweet vegetables. I thought the flavours would be lovely for rabbit. The sourness of the … Continue reading

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Wild rabbit rack

This was one of those decadent meals I like to make myself sometimes. Decadent because of how fiddly it is to butcher the rack from the rabbit. It was worth it. I love to have a lovely restaurant style meal … Continue reading

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Farmhouse risotto

A week or so back, I simmered a wild rabbit before frying it. It was delicious, and in the post at the time I suggested you hold onto that cooking liquid. It was delicious. Well, I used it again, to … Continue reading

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Fried rabbit two ways – herb and spice

I decided I wanted to make Kentucky Fried Rabbit with the wild rabbit I picked up from market on Saturday. Fried rabbit is best done with young rabbits, and I was pretty confident mine wasn’t young, but heavens it was … Continue reading

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Wild rabbit pizza with potato and rosemary

I was very excited to see a new stallholder at the Capital Region Farmers Market on Saturday. Mark Dureau comes from Hillston, near Griffith, NSW. He sells fresh wild game rabbits. That’s all – rabbits. Their mere presence at the market gave me joy, but … Continue reading

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