Venison carpaccio served with a rocket salad, figs and wine syrup

Venison Carpaccio — Serves six

½ bottle red and white wine

6 star anise

6 cloves

2 sprigs of thyme

2 cloves of garlic peeled and finely chopped

2 shallots, finely chopped

1lb venison saddle

olive oil

4tbsp mixed chopped fresh herbs

1tbsp coarse French mustard

10oz caster sugar

fresh figs

rocket

crisps made from root vegetables

salt and pepper

Method

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