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    Do you eat swans and geese?

    Just a point of interest, do you guys eat swans and geese, or is it just a pest control/sporting endeavour?

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    I would if I shot any or if somebody dropped them off instead of throwing them over Ryans fence.
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    Chicken Intolerant.

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    geese are oily as hell, need a boil before roasting

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    Tried some white geese once (don't ask), tasted like shit.

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    Everything shot here gets eaten. Most geese get turned into salamis, haven't had any swans yet. Goose breasts in slow cooker casserole with the works, mmmmmmm
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    Somebody told me they taste similar to Sparrows, I am yet to try Sparrows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stickle7 View Post
    Somebody told me they taste similar to Sparrows, I am yet to try Sparrows.
    Sparrows drumsticks and breasts aren't quite as filling though

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    Canada Geese breasts are wonderful eating ...
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    Both are good from young birds... Snitzell the breast is a favourite.. Or smoked breast sliced thin on crackers with cream cheese is another level... If you're roasting make sure you cut the parsons nose off... Grease glands for waterproofing are huge and taste like shire...

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    Swan salami is great!

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    i normal put them into salami or sausage,same as old parries

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    As a good African, I'll eat anything. However my experience as far as these species is concerned, does not extend beyond goose liver pâté which is the dog's danglies as far I'm concerned.
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    cube goose breasts to smaller than an inch (26mm for you young fellas) batter using edmonds cookbook crispy batter recipe and fry for about 2 minutes..they should run clear not bloody when cut......absolutely gobsmackingly scofemupdelishimo.
    swan......yea nah...add to the salami bucket.
    roasted goose takes a lot of eating,if you go there make sure to have loads of chutney etc as it can get a tad dry......barkers peach n mango is good.
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    25.4 old fella, clearly losing it
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    Swan and Goose are great to eat if you prepare them correctly

    Last time I cooked Goose I cubed enough breast to make 30 kebabs and marinated them over night in this
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    Next day they went to my mates and were cooked quickly on the BBQ.

    Can't tell you what they tasted like .... Mostly because from the time they came off the BBQ until the time I finished cooking the other meats , which was about a nano second, the whole bloody lot was scoffed and I missed out on one.

    Seems everyone else loved the delicious marinated Venison kebabs.

    Didn't think it was worth my while telling them it was Goose Breast.

    They must have been ok because I have been asked to make some more for another up coming event.


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