Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Recipes Dec 30, 2013 Stuffed and Roasted Rabbit Leg and Saddle SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFrom Restaurant Matisse, 512 Yates St., Victoria (read the full article Rabbit Food by Simon Natrass in the January/February 2014 issue). 1 rabbit (ask your butcher to debone hind legs and saddle) Note: Slater’s will cut rabbit into pieces, but will not debone for you.Stuffing: 4 links fresh sausage (bratwurst or boudin blanc), casings removed Note: Choose a lightly seasoned sausage to avoid competing with the flavour of the rabbit. 2 tsp toasted ground fennel seed2 tsp chopped fennel fronds 1 tsp Pernod or brandy 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to tasteSauce: ½ cup beer of choice ¼ tsp chopped garlic 1 cup dark chicken stock 1 tsp chopped herbs (savoury, thyme) ½ tsp Dijon mustardPreheat oven to 325F.Mix all stuffing ingredients together and place in piping bag. Fill cavity of legs and saddle of rabbit. Wrap rabbit tightly in plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours.Remove wrap and tie with twine.Heat some oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Season rabbit and brown on all sides. Roast in oven for 25 minutes, basting occasionally.Remove rabbit and let rest 6 minutes.Deglaze pan with beer (of choice), and reduce by half. Add dark chicken stock, garlic, herbs and mustard. Reduce.Untie and slice rabbit, divide into 4 portions. Sauce and serve. Rabbit available from:Gill-Power Hobby Farm, $6.50/lb, 2124 Millicent Ave., Shawnigan LakeSlaters Meats, $10/lb, frozen (they get it from a farm in Durrance Lake or frozen from Quebec) ChefsmatisserabbitSimon NatrassstuffedVictoria SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 Sopa Paella Try the iconic Valencian dish as a hearty fall soup brimming with seafood and chorizo. We were going through a heat wave in Victoria when I ... Read More Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 It’s a Pancake Day! That crisp edge in the fall air stirs up a craving for comfort that sometimes only a stack of hot pancakes can deliver. So get your cast-iron pan ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More Comments are closed.