You can’t get much more free range than game meat and generally, it’s low in fat and cholesterol. It’s no suprise that the popularity of game recipes continutes to grow, with an ever-expanding number of restaurants adding game to their menus and supermarkets now stocking the meat. These range of recipes are unique to ShootingUK and cover a range of dishes for every level of cook

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venison haggis recipe for Burns night

Venison haggis recipe for Burns night

Venison loins, venison haggis, chanterelles, leeks, potato, beetroot, basil pesto and truffle jus Ingredients 2 leeks, chopped 125g chanterelle mushrooms butter salt and pepper 4 x 250g pieces venison loin…

pan seared venison loin

Pan-seared venison loin

Ingredients For the venison loin 200g venison loin per person 25g butter Salt and pepper For fondant potato 4 potatoes weighing 200 to 300g 225g unsalted butter 150ml chicken stock…

rabbit with wild garlic

Wild garlic and rabbit crumble

You don’t have to be an expert chef to create this elegant dish based on wild rabbit. Wrapping the loins in pancetta not only gives added taste, it also keeps…

Pigeon and wild mushroom recipe

Five quick game recipes to cook in under 20 minutes

  1. Pigeon and wild mushrooms Here we’ve used chanterelles, but you can use whatever mushrooms you have handy. You’ll need a couple of pigeon breasts as well, curly kale, bacon,…

pheasant crumble

Pheasant crumble – reader’s recipe

Thanks to our reader Dominic Russell for sharing this delicious recipe for pheasant crumble. The pheasant was courtesy of Caswell Farm shoot, near to where Dominic lives. He says it…

roasting leg of venison recipes

Leg of venison on a string

This is one of the venison recipes in Wild Gourmet, by chef Michael Chiarello. We’ve adapted it slightly. As Mr Chiarello puts it: “The meat is suspended from the hook and…

cranberry top game pies

Recipe for cranberry-topped game pies

With a passion for the rural community and an eye for quality local meat, fifth-generation Herefordshire farmer Anthony Legge founded butchers, deli and pie shop Legges of Bromyard in 2000.…

damsons

A recipe for damson vodka

While we are fans and we’ve written sloe gin recipes before, we’re also partial to damson vodka from time to time. It’s a delicious, rich and sweet drink and if…

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American signal crayfish

Crayfish trapping & cooking

The American signal crayfish has laid waste to the UK’s waterways since its introduction in the 1970s when it was farmed for restaurants. Like the mink, they escaped and found…

Venison shoulder recipe

Venison shoulder

Use venison for a perfect alternative to chicken, pork or beef. Ingredients 1 venison shoulder Fennel seeds Caraway seeds Chopped lemon thyme Cornish sea salt Milled black pepper Method Place…

venison stir fry

Szechuan venison stir-fry

Use venison for a perfect alternative to chicken, pork or beef. Ingredients 300g (10oz) venison fillet or 2 large venison steaks Grated zest and juice of 1 orange 2tbsp soy…

Tempura duck liver recipe

Tempura duck livers

Think duck liver and you’ll probably think of foie gras, but there’s so much more you can create out of this humble, yet indulgent, cut of offal. Dipped in a…

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Recipe: Pigeon ciabatta

WHAT YOU NEED – 3 pigeon breasts – 4 asparagus spears – 1 small round goats’ cheese – 4 slices salami – 6 cherry tomatoes – salt and pepper –…