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Venison Stew with Berries


  • 500g venison, cut into lean chunks

  • 120g blueberries

  • 120g raspberries

  • 100g butternut squash, skinned and cut into slices

  • 2 large carrots, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped

  • 300ml hot chicken stock

  • 50ml red wine

  • 1 tsp of cumin

  • 1 tsp of cinnamon

  • 1 tsp of juniper berries

  • 1 tsp of parsley


  • 1.

    Prepare all your vegetables and heat up the pot with a little oil on medium heat. When heated, sear all the venison until browned and then remove from the pot.  Put the onions and garlic in the pot and cook until soft and then add the carrots and squash slices, add all of the seasonings. Add the stock and red wine and bring to a simmer and add in the meat and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then cover and turn the heat down low and simmer for at least 2 hours. An hour before serving, add in the berries.


Origin: adapted from traditional Scottish family recipe.

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