Roast Partridge with Honey Glazed Pears and Celeriac Mash

Roast Partridge with Honey Glazed Pears and Celeriac Mash

Serves 1
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Meal type Main Dish
Misc Serve Hot
Region British

Ingredients

  • 1 Partridge
  • 2 Rashers of Bacon
  • 1 Pear (Cored and Quartered)
  • 2 sprigs Thyme
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 100g Celeriac Root (Peeled and chopped into 2cm chunks)
  • 1 Small Potato (Peeled and Quartered)
  • 1oz Butter
  • 20ml Milk

Directions

Step 1 Pre heat the oven to 170c
Step 2 Put the Partridge on a small roasting tray and surround with the pear quarters
Step 3 Mix the honey, oil and thyme in a small jug and season with salt and pepper
Step 4 partridge and pears
Cover the Partridge breast with the bacon, then drizzle the honey and oil mixture over everything
Step 5 Put in the oven to roast for 30-40 minutes (depending on size), basting occasionally.
Step 6 20 minutes before you are ready to serve the Partridge, boil the potato and celeriac in lightly salted water till both are soft.
Step 7 Drain, then add butter and milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mash thoroughly. For a lighter mash, cook the celeriac separately and blend with a hand mixer, before adding to the mashed potato, milk and butter.
Step 8 Once the Partridge is cooked, allow to rest for 5 minutes under foil, before serving with the juices poured over
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