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Karin the wine makers wife and a school friend of mine have send me this recipe to go with their Barbera, I had this wine one afternoon in her coffee shop Cherry Lane in Malmesbury and I can tell you that it does go very well with good company

Karin says that this recipe is perfect for everyone that are looking for new ideas to do with all the venison that the hunters bring home during the hunting season, you might also find this recipe on her menu at the coffee shop from time to time.

Venison Tagiatelle - Hofstraat Cellars

Hofstraat Barbera


3Kg venison meat to cook of the bone

500g bacon chopped

2 large onions

1L vegetable stock

10 whole cloves

5 pimentos

3 cloves garlic

1 punned of mushrooms chopped

4 tsp fine coriander

1 tsp fine nutmeg

2 tsp salt

4 bay leaves

Fresh rosemary

Fresh Thyme

Vegetable oil

1 cup red wine

1 cup red wine

1 cup fresh cream.


Fry one onion and half the garlic until soft. Add the beacon and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the meat and the vegetable stock. Add 5 of the cloves, rosemary, thyme and pimentos. Cook until soft and let cool down. Remove the meat from the bones. Keep the cooking liquid.

Fry the other onion, garlic as well as the rest of the herbs and the mushrooms until soft. Add the meat, coriander, nutmeg, salt and bay leaves as well as the red wine. Heat and add some of the cooking liquid add the cream and stir through.

Serve on top of tagiatelle

You can find Cherry Lane Coffee House at 67 Hugenote Street Malmesbury, or on 022-4822887 or