Pan roasted rabbit loin with pearl barley and mushroom risotto
To make the reduction, place the bones in a deep pan on high heat, add the oil, onion, garlic and juniper and cook for 1 minute.
Add the tomato puree and wet with the red wine and stock.
Cook for 25-30 minutes on high heat until reduced to one quarter of the original size. Season with salt and pepper and strain.
Blanch the sliced carrots in salted boiling water for 3 minutes.
Drain and place in a pan with all the rest of the ingredients.
Cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
For the risotto melt 50g butter in a deep based pan with the chopped onion, garlic, rosemary and sage. Cook for 1 minute on medium heat.
Discard the rosemary and sage.
Add the soaked pearl barley and cook on low for 2 minutes, add the sliced mushrooms and wet with white wine. Cook for 2 minutes, add the stock and cook until the stock has evaporated.
Season with salt, chopped tarragon and parmesan and serve.
For the rabbit, melt the rest of the butter in a non-stick pan, season the loins with salt and pepper and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.