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Roast wild boar on a bed of mashed swede and traditional red cabbage

We enjoyed this roast last Sunday – a couple of days before the whole furore over whether red meat is or is not dangerous to consume was proposed by the World Health Organisaiton. Obviously the wise-guys in the WHO do not follow Master in the Kitchen’s mantra : “tried by time tested by generations” and if there is one thing that mankind has been eating for generations it is red meat. When given the option to make something like this I suspect most of us are prepared to take the risk! Unlike grain-fed, domesticated pigs, the meat of a wild boar is redder though no less delectable. The enzymes and wild microorganisms found in the sauerkraut we ate alongside this dish helped us digest the cooked meat. I also prepared a sour-cream and brined gherkin sauce, also packed with LABs and enzymes, which blended in delightfully with the overall meal. My red currant jam from June was another treat that acted as natural companion to the other foods on the plate. The WHO never tells you to …