Chef Lorenzo's recipe: Vin Santo roast venison with braised endive and chickpeas purè
Ingridients for 4 servings
500 g of Venison divided into 12 pieces
4 thyme branches
2 sage leaves
1 glass of vin santo
300 g boiled chickpeaks
2 garlic cloves
1 glass of white wine
1 dl Fonterutoli evo olive oil
Salt and pepper to the taste
For the chickpeas cream
Blanch in a pan the garlic and sage, deglaze with the white wine and allow to reduce, add salt and pepper and enough water to cover the chickpeas. Blend until you get a creamy consistency.
Divide the endive into 4 parts, add salt and pepper and cook in the oven with a glass of water at 150°c for 25 minutes or until caramelized and tender.
Divide the venison into 12 pieces, roast it with the thyme and olive oil for 3 minutes until pink inside. Deglaze with vin santo and let the sauce reduce
Finally divide the pure, the endive and the venison in 4 plates and add the sauce, add olive oil and pepper.
In pairing we suggest Castello Fonterutoli Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, perfect served with savoury dishes, game, stews, truffles, aged cheeses.