How to Cook Calves Liver, with James Durrant of The Game Bird

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Standard Supplier 14th December 2017

How to Cook Calves Liver, with James Durrant of The Game Bird

In this video James Durrant of The Game Bird in London, shows us how to make his Calves Liver Dish.

Full recipe below

Caper Raisin Purée
250g Golden Raisins, soaked in hot water
250g Capers, drain and rinse
1. Boil capers and raisins together until raisins are soft
2. Drain
3. Blend drained capers and raisins until smooth
4. Pass through a sieve
5. Serve
Red Wine Sauce
600g Beef Trim
50g Carrots
50g Shallots
50g Celery
600ml Red Wine
1.6ltr Veal Stock
Grape seed or wholegrain mustard
Double cream
1. Roast beef trim in pan until lightly browned.
2. Add diced vegetables and beef trim continuing to roast until dark brown
3. Add red wine to the pan and reduce until sticky and vegetables are coated
4. Add veal stock and simmer for 1 hour
5. Pass through a sieve and reduce liquid to desired consistency
6. To finish the sauce add sautéed shallots, mustard and double cream
Garnish
30 Potatoes
5 Shallots
20 Rashers of smoky bacon
1 Onion
30 Baby carrots
1. Boil potatoes until cooked through, chill
2. In a pan roast sliced shallots and smoked streaky bacon until golden
3. In a separate pan roast quartered new potatoes then add to bacon and shallot mixture
4. Blanch baby carrots in boiling water for 2 minutes, chill and reheat in butter for dish assembly
5. Thinly slice onion into rings, coat in milk then flour and deep fry at 160 degrees
6. Deep fry capers at 160 degrees until crisp
Calves Liver
1. Remove sinew from liver
2. Slice in to desired portion and coat in flour
3. Pan fry for 2-3 minutes and glaze in red wine sauce

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