Could be a bit long winded, basically its no different from any other animal, if a chicken is fed on corn it developes more flavour and has yellow fat.Venison is no different, male Fallow deer come in to season in Aug at which time they will have a thick layer of fat around them, which will make them cook better. An older buck you would casserole or make pies with, for roasting you would be looking for a younger animal up to say 18 months.After the rut [november ish] they can lose 80% of their body fat, which will make them drier when cooking. The does come in season 1st nov and really the same principles apply, younger animal for roasting ect.
William Tell wrote
Why are you vegetarian?Just asking like......
because its unethical the way in which they treat animals
clearly our local deer farmers are missing a trick here.nearly all venison round here is almost fat free.(to look at)
Unless you skin it you won't always see the fat. farmed venison wouldn't be an older buck anyway normally.The fat will run through the meat anyway so unless its hung well [he he] you won't see the marbelling.It also depends on which species, your farmed deer is likely to be Reds.
they are and the meat is very dry.must be what the people want.any animal farmed will eat itself fat if given the right food.
so lets say a wild rabbit(can they be wild?)was going about its normal daly routine and was suddenly and without pain or suffering killed.would you eat the meat? it hasnt been mistreated or tortured in any way.i wouldnt because i have never liked the taste of rabbit meat.however a calf that has been fed only milk and has been starved of light and not allowed to move.cruel yes.but it tastes good so eat it.
no. i wouldnt eat it even though it wouldnt be unethical, i also dont like the idea of eating meat. . .the amount of parasites it contains and plus ive had a few bad experiences with meat......
Nice, I like lots of egg white in an ommelette, did you ever see that weight trainer on the tv e few years back that got his protein from eatinghis own gizz
unless of course its a gay gym or something.
Fallen Angel wrote
Basically I do not eat anything that I don't like the look, then smell, then taste of
Most people don't. It's a good reason not to eat things, however, those considerations usually come secondary toa) politeness: I don't like eg, liver. If I go round to someone's house, I don't specify what they should cook based on what i like. And if they cook something with liver in it, I bloody well eat it unless I can discreetly slip it onto someone elses plate.b) convenience: If there's nothing else to eat or it's significantly difficult to provide for my personal dislike of, eg, tomatoes, I don't expect anyone to go to any trouble to cater for me specifically.so the annoyance usually comes when people put themselves under the umbrella of vegetarians citing some fundamental reason (usually cruelty to animals) and expect concession when, if you press it, it turns out that they just don't like meat cause they've somewhat spuriously decided to label themselves a vegetarian.
You may now see why I tend to host things rather than go to another's house and be a PITA for them to cook for That said, I have many friends, each with their own "I don't like this" or "I can't eat that" and I accommodate them when I cook Believe me, I can get annoyed with the preachy ones...the au pair is a relative newbie veggie, and she's a preacher, and I've shut her right up several times. For her it's all about the "cruelty to animals", QuoteNot if you are selective about where your meat comes fromYes, some things upset me with the thought of someone eating them (for example, veal)
Not if you are selective about where your meat comes from
Angry Painter wrote
I love the taste of veal but had problems with the way they were previoously reared - in crates and only bottle fed milk, no movement or natural light. However, there is a new regime of rearing veal calves with more humane ways and I believe it was showcased on the Gordon Ramsay F Word programme. OS, I'd love to visit your place and see how you deal with your deer, maybe we could meet up in the spring?? If possible, PM me and we can arrange something - cheers.
we know that you like a nice bit of meat atty, and those sweet juices running down your throat.
Atticus Finch wrote
Well, if we're both ever in attendance at a VD get together, I'd certainly like to meat you.Roughly, from behind.
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