Partridge, cranberry and juniper sausage rolls

servings8
60 minutes

Ingredients

Partridge, cranberry and juniper sausage rolls

  • 8 partridge breasts, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 300g of sausage meat, good quality
  • 50g of cranberries, semi-dried
  • 1/2 tsp juniper berries, crushed
  • 400g of puff pastry, good quality, all butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp of sesame seeds
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

1
Add the diced partridge meat, sausage meat, cranberries and juniper to a bowl. Season well and mix together with your hands until evenly combined. Leave to chill in the fridge while you roll out the pastry
  • 8 partridge breasts, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 300g of sausage meat, good quality
  • 50g of cranberries, semi-dried
  • 1/2 tsp juniper berries, crushed
  • salt
  • pepper
2
Place the pastry on a floured work surface and roll out into a 30cm long by 15cm wide rectangle. Remove the sausage mix from the fridge and form into an even sausage shape, approximately 30cm in length
  • 400g of puff pastry, good quality, all butter
3
Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas mark 5
4
Place the sausage in the middle of the pastry, so the ends are touching the edges of the pastry. Brush the pastry with the egg yolk, then wrap the pastry around the sausage. Carefully transfer to a baking tray, brush evenly with some more egg yolk and sprinkle with sesame seeds
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp of sesame seeds
5
Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden, then remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack. While still warm, slice into portions and, if preferred, serve warm with some cranberry relish