Jamie Oliver spiced roast goose with port gravy recipe on Jamie’s Cracking Christmas

Jamie Oliver serves up spiced roast goose with a rich port gravy for the festive season on Jamie’s Cracking Christmas.

Jamie says: “If you fancy a change from turkey on Christmas day, try roast goose – rich and golden with crispy skin, it’s a real treat.”

The ingredients are: 1 x 4 kg whole goose with giblets, olive oil, 1 clementine, ½ a bunch of fresh rosemary, 2 onions, 3 carrots, 3 sticks of celery, 1 handful of fresh bay leaves, 1 lug of port, 2 heaped tablespoons plain flour, 1 litre chicken stock, preferably organic and 1 pomegranate.

For the spice mix: 90 g star anise, 90 g fennel seeds, 75 g coriander seeds, 30 g Sichuan pepper, 15 g cloves, 60 g cinnamon sticks, 1 large pinch of saffron, 90 g soft brown sugar, 60 g sea salt and 30 g whole black peppercorns.