Seasonal Meat

seasonal meat

Seasonal Meat 1. What are the deer seasons? Did you know in Scotland venison is actually available all year round? Providing you are not fussy about the species or gender of venison either roe buck or roe doe venison is available all year. Millbank Parkland Fallow venison is available from 1st August until 30th April […]

Why Venison?- 10 reasons!

venison Stir Fry

Why Venison? 1. It’s leaner than farmed meats Venison has a far lower fat content than traditional farmed meats. Deer meat has not undergone selective breeding to increase fat content, which domestic animals have. Deer are more active and eat a natural diet as opposed to grain or corn, which is often fed to domesticated […]

Go wild with venison for Christmas lunch

Venison Cabbage Wild Mushroom

If you’re considering going cold turkey on turkey for this year’s Christmas Day Lunch – why not go wild and let venison take centre stage? We could bang on about the great health benefits of venison. We could wax lyrical about how venison is recognised as being one of the most nutritious of all red […]

Venison Recipe Ideas From Our Customers

Venison Recipe Ideas

Venison Steak Recipe ideas Venison recipe ideas are something one of our long standing customers Barbra Thawley from Moffat is not short of. Barbra and her husband, Clive have always enjoyed our venison striploin medallions. Cooking local and seasonally they have come up with 3 ideas for sauces- Fennel and leek- in February these are […]

Farmers Market

farmers market

Farmers Market Farmers’ and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful hand made crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Find out more about Dumfries & Galloway’s markets by exploring DG Markets Site and […]

Friday Night Treat Night Take-Away

Venison sausage in red wine

Friday Night Treat Night from  The ‘fechan Dinner, Ecclefechan. Friday Night Treat Night Take- Away is an inspirational idea from a local Truckstop,  The’fechan Dinner based 300m from J19 of the M74 at Ecclecfechan. So. Introducing. Drum roll…. Friday Treat Night Takeaway The first one will be Friday 22nd January: A Taste of Scotland £15 […]

Local Producers Working Together

local producers working together

Local producers working together in towns and villages across Dumfries & Galloway have helped people to connect with quality local food and drink and crafts – particularly through Farmers’ Markets.   Dumfries & Galloway has an abundance of fantastic artisan food producers and craft makers, creating quality products that are bursting with passion and flavour. Why […]

Venison Wellington

Venison Wellington

Venison Wellington is a pleasure to feast on  especially when it is made with local sustainable seasonal ingredients.  It is the ultimate indulgence to eat succulent tender venison wrapped in basic ingredients to create an exciting result. To combine 5 amazing local ingredients to make a feast Venison topside haunch–  A sustainable meat, produced ethically […]