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Christmas 3kg Cockerel Hamper

£53.45 £50.00 Availability: From 17th December 2020

The only Great Taste 3*** star cockerel

We’re keen to inspire the cooking of cockerels. The Fosse free range and slow-grown cockerel offers juicier, bolder, and more generous meat than a chicken, with a rich gamey flavour – simple.   

We use same 3 strains of the traditional French breed for our chickens as we do our cockerels and slow grow them to a maturity of 112–140 days. The length of time we give our birds to reach maturity being fed on a natural cereal based diet helps to develop strong nutritious bones, and darker flesh with a rich flavour and meaty texture. 

We really think that people have forgotten how good this bird is.  

Our hamper is great value and includes

Free Range Cockerel – 3kg-3.5kg typically feeds 4-6 people
Arrives fresh. Includes giblets, cooking instructions and a pop up timer.

Cranberry & Clementine Sauce 220ml typically
Homemade tangy and fruity sauce that pairs perfectly with our birds.

Free Range Chicken Liver Pate 175g typically
Smooth and creamy homemade pate topped off with a thyme-infused clarified butter to melt into that warm toast.

Homemade Leicestershire Picnic Pie 500g typically
Slices of our free range chicken, and gammon sandwiched between the traditional peppery, nutmeg-seasoned pork mince. 

Lemon, Thyme, Parsley & Cranberry Stuffing
Delicious gluten-free stuffing made in our kitchen.

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3 Star Winner, 2019 judges comments:

This is so obviously a well looked after and loved cockerel. The meat is exceptional and full of flavour. The texture is perfect. It’s moist and juicy. Lovely thick skin which cooked beautifully and produced crispy and flavoursome morsels. The fact that it’s grown to at least 120 days means the bone marrow and skeleton have had time to develop and add to the flavour. Absolutely fantastic. Utterly and exceptionally scrumptious! The difference between a well reared bird, of good heritage, grown to maturity and well fed, treated and prepared shows on the palate.

Free Range Cockerel Legs

£10.40

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3 Star Winner, 2019

We’re keen to inspire the cooking of cockerels. The Fosse free range and slow-grown cockerel offers juicier, bolder, and more generous meat than a chicken, with a rich gamey flavour – simple.   

We really think that people have forgotten how good this bird is, and in turn, they are not often found outside of Christmas. 

Previously frozen, not suitable for freezing

2 x legs per pack

Medium 1kg typically feeds 3-4 people

Out Of Stock

Free Range Cockerel Saddle

£22.00

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3 Star Winner, 2019

We’re keen to inspire the cooking of cockerels. The Fosse free range and slow-grown cockerel offers juicier, bolder, and more generous meat than a chicken, with a rich gamey flavour – simple.   

We really think that people have forgotten how good this bird is, and in turn, they are not often found outside of Christmas. 

Our master butcher has kept both breasts on the bone, perfect for roasting.

Generally arrives fresh, but certain weeks may arrive frozen depending on farming cycle. 

Medium 900g-1kg typically

Free Range Whole Cockerel (available all year)

£35.00£55.00

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3*** Star Winner, 2019

We’re keen to inspire the cooking of cockerels. The Fosse free range and slow-grown cockerel offers juicier, bolder, and more generous meat than a chicken, with a rich gamey flavour – simple.   

We use same 3 strains of the traditional French breed for our chickens as we do our cockerels and slow grow them to a maturity of 112–140 days. The length of time we give our birds to reach maturity being fed on a natural cereal based diet helps to develop strong nutritious bones, and darker flesh with a rich flavour and meaty texture. 

We really think that people have forgotten how good this bird is, and in turn, they are not often found outside of Christmas. 

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3 Star Winner, 2019 judges comments:

This is so obviously a well looked after and loved cockerel. The meat is exceptional and full of flavour. The texture is perfect. It’s moist and juicy. Lovely thick skin which cooked beautifully and produced crispy and flavoursome morsels. The fact that it’s grown to at least 120 days means the bone marrow and skeleton have had time to develop and add to the flavour. Absolutely fantastic. Utterly and exceptionally scrumptious! The difference between a well reared bird, of good heritage, grown to maturity and well fed, treated and prepared shows on the palate.

Includes giblets

3kg typically feeds 4-6 people

4kg typically feeds 6-8 people

5kg typically feeds 8-10 people

Generally arrives fresh, but certain weeks may arrive frozen depending on farming cycle. 

Free Range Christmas Cockerel

£35.00£55.00 Availability: From 17th December 2020

The only Great Taste 3*** star cockerel

We’re keen to inspire the cooking of cockerels. The Fosse free range and slow-grown cockerel offers juicier, bolder, and more generous meat than a chicken, with a rich gamey flavour – simple.   

We use same 3 strains of the traditional French breed for our chickens as we do our cockerels and slow grow them to a maturity of 112–140 days. The length of time we give our birds to reach maturity being fed on a natural cereal based diet helps to develop strong nutritious bones, and darker flesh with a rich flavour and meaty texture. 

We really think that people have forgotten how good this bird is.  

Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste 3 Star Winner, 2019 judges comments:

This is so obviously a well looked after and loved cockerel. The meat is exceptional and full of flavour. The texture is perfect. It’s moist and juicy. Lovely thick skin which cooked beautifully and produced crispy and flavoursome morsels. The fact that it’s grown to at least 120 days means the bone marrow and skeleton have had time to develop and add to the flavour. Absolutely fantastic. Utterly and exceptionally scrumptious! The difference between a well reared bird, of good heritage, grown to maturity and well fed, treated and prepared shows on the palate.

Arrives fresh. Includes giblets, cooking instructions and a pop up timer.