As we hit the grouse shooting season why not try this delicious recipe for smoked grouse crostini

  • 10 mins
  • 2
  • Easy


  • Small loaf of sourdough bread
  • Soft goat cheese or curd
  • Smoked grouse breasts thinly sliced
  • Rocket leaves
  • 50g hazelnuts
  • Handful of brambles
  • 2tbsp orange juice
  • Rapeseed or olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


To make the smoked grouse crostini:
Slice the bread in even slices and grill on both sides for a nice crust.
Toast the hazelnuts briefly and crush into small pieces.
Bring the brambles slowly to the boil with the orange juice until soft.
Push the mixture through a sieve with the back of a spoon.
Mix the cooled bramble juice with the a few tablespoons of oil and season with a little salt and pepper to make the bramble sauce.
Take a crostini and spread the goats cheese on top, add a few leaves of rocket and top with a couple of slices of grouse breast. Drizzle with bramble sauce and garnish with crushed hazelnuts.
These smoked grouse crostinis make a nice sharing starter or make them smaller for canapés.
Recipe from the Great Glen Charcuterie.

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