Free-range Goose

Our Goose is richly flavoursome, with a meaty texture that has a hint of gaminess

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This delicious Free-Range Goose is one of our more seasonal products, and is only available from October to December, so make the most of it while you can!

These exclusive 'white feather' geese come from our own specially reserved flock in the Loué region of France. Genuinely free-range, they spend their days grazing in lush meadows under the shade of trees, and enjoying natural foods such as whole grain cereal.
  • Rich in flavour
  • Moist and succulent meat
  • Free Range
  • 4-6 servings
Box Contains:

    • 1 Free-Range Goose, without giblets (pack weight 3 kg e)

  Professionally shock frozen
Free delivery on all orders over £80.00
Each goose has been professionally frozen for maximum freshness, and should be placed immediately into your own freezer.

Keep frozen below -18ºC.
Recommended method of defrosting:Leave in wrapping, on a tray, thaw out slowly over a period of at least 2 daysin the refrigerator until thoroughly defrosted.Remove from refrigerator 2 hours prior to cooking to allow the goose to come to room temperature, remove wrapping and pat dry before cooking.Do not re-freeze once defrosted.Weigh Goose prior to cooking and calculate cooking time.

NOTE: Allow Up to 72 Hours to Defrost
Pre heat oven to 220ºC/425ºF/Gas 7, weigh your goose, calculate cooking time.
Prick the skin all over with a fork, so that the fat can run out during cooking.Season the goose cavity with salt and pepper and rub the bird all over with salt.
Place the goose on a rack in a large roasting tray and roast in the pre- heated oven for 20 minutes.

Remove from oven and cover the goose breast in aluminium foil. Reduce the oven heat to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas 4 and return the goose to the oven.

Roast for 30 MINUTES PER KG, or 15-18 minutes per 450g

Carefully drain off the fat from the roasting tin twice during cooking.(Reserve for roasting potatoes) Remove the foil about 20 minutes from the end of the cooking time, so that the skin can become crisp and brown.

Check the meat is cooked by piercing the thigh with a skewer. When cooked, the jucies will run clear. Meat Thermometer-Internal Temperature of 75-85ºc
Carefully lift the goose on to a warm serving plate, cover with tin foil andleave for 30 minutes to rest.
NOTE: Allow Up to 72 Hours to Defrost

98% of customers liked this product (61 reviews)

Posted Rating Comment Company Comment
24-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Always high quality product beautifully packed and easy to cook. We love DR!
Product : As ever, and this is about our 4th or 5th year of DR goose, it was a beautiful, tasty delicious meal.
21-Jan-2015 Service:

Fabulous as always
20-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Fast and faultless
Product : I know Loue. I've been there and dined there. Why don't you ask our French friends to breed sangliers or marcassins. These are wild boar and I think they'd sit on a plate as happily as the wonderful goose did.
19-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Very efficient. And extremely courtious.
Product : Very consistent. My family love them.
19-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :I have given this rating as some of the interactions I had with them, by phone, were difficult and some of their representatives were very abrupt and curt in their dealings, but a few were extremely pleasant and professional.
Product : Unfortunately the prepared food I received was...
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Thanks for your comment. <br/><br/>We were very sorry to read of your illness following the consumption of these products. We have now spoken with you and were glad to hear that you are feeling better. We appreciate your bringing this matter to our attention, and please do get in touch if we can be... Read More.
17-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Never disappointed
Product : Fantastic - loved by all
16-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :product arrived exactly on time
Product : beautiful
16-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Very good
Product : The bird was thin & tough. There was very little fat
Thanks for your comment. <br/><br/>We’re sorry the Free Range Goose disappointed you, but we appreciate your feedback. <br/><br/>Please do get in touch if we can be of any assistance.<br/><br/>Kind regards,<br/>Customer Services, Donald Russell Read More.
15-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :We have had continuously excellent service from Donald Russell and along with the service costly meat which is ( none the less) always value for money. The meat is never cheep,but in the long time we have had meat from Donold Russell we have NEVER had any that has not come up to their... Read More.
15-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Great Selection of good quality food at excellent prices
Product : Always excellent quality
15-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Always delivered on time, great prices and quality.
Product : Mum said "the best smoked salmon she has ever had"
14-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Generally good products, good delivery service
Product : Good value, usually - the last purchase of these had some sinew in and a little chewy
14-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Just as we expected
Product : We are sure it will be excellent
13-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :It is so satisfying to be able to trust an online dealer utterly. Their meat and fish are of the highest quality.
Product : saved me a lot of time and were eagerly eaten by my visitors
13-Jan-2015 Service:

12-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Goods delivered as promised.
Product : A favourite, they were very good.
12-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :excellent service and delivery system
Product : first class new years day meal
12-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Always a good service.
Product : Pastry great as well.
09-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Goods always arrive well packed and at the right time
Product : The whole family loved these
09-Jan-2015 Service:

Service rating :Very good service
Product : Tasty, paid half price for it, and it fed 6 people.
Thanks for your comment. <br/><br/>We’re sorry the goose disappointed you, but we appreciate your feedback. We have now been in touch and resolved this to your satisfaction, but please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.<br/><br/>Kind regards,<br/>Customer Services, Donald Russell Read More.
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