Eden Sinclair on Glenogil Estate game

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Eden Sinclair on Glenogil Estate game

Memus-based chef Eden Sinclair on wanting to expand diners' horizons when it comes to game.

Glenogil Estate’s owner also owns The Drovers Inn, which is a chef’s dream. Having as much game as we want means we can experiment with different recipes and methods of cooking.

I’m hoping to open people’s eyes to how good game is. Customers can be a bit scared of ordering it, so we put it with something familiar, and keep the recipes nice and simple – you don’t need to mess around with such good ingredients.

At the moment roe deer is on the menu as steaks with char-grilled venison liver, and of the hundreds we’ve sold only one person has asked for it without the liver. We were recently awarded our first AA rosette after inspectors tried that dish, which was good enough feedback for me.

Eden Sinclair is head chef at The Drovers Inn, Memus.

The Drovers Inn

Memus, By Forfar, Angus, DD8 3TY

The Drovers has gone from strength to strength since Edinburgh chef Eden Sinclair took over the dining pub three years ago. Its stunning rural setting in Memus at the foot of the Angus Glens is matched by the top notch food on offer. The menu includes…

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