Goose is the most traditional choice of poultry for Christmas and is still reared today in much the same way as through the centuries. In small flocks, out in the open on free range, with grass meadows replacing the corn stubble fields.
Gift for Valentine's Day
Mother goose provides the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. The first goose egg of the year is typically laid on this special day, and the eggs then become more readily available through Easter and until the summer.
This year February 14 occurs one day after Shrove Tuesday when goose eggs would make the perfect pancake. But pancakes are delicious and warming throughout the winter months.
If you’ve never tried using a goose egg in cooking, you’ve missed a treat. Look for our recipe ideas using goose eggs … and simply try making a king-size omelette with one. Ideal for a hearty Sunday breakfast!
Restaurants, too, are becoming alive to the idea of putting goose eggs on the menu …. like this one in Hampshire.
Calling all restaurants
Goose provides a wonderful opportunity for autumn and festive meals. Not only as roast goose for mains but it can be served in a variety of ways as a starter. Why not try serving smoked goose? When our member Nicola Chapman took this to food festivals in East Anglia, she sold out in 30 minutes!