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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pheasant roadkill

Pheasant roadkill recipe by Rose Prince

Drive down any lane in the heady days of summer and there will be a pheasant, rabbit or something less edible that has taken a knock from 
a car. It…

homemade meat smoker

How to make your own meat smoker

Cold smoked food is smoked and not cooked Hot smoked food is smoked then cooked, or cooked while it is smoking The flavour comes from the preparation You need an…

Rabbit pie

The perfect recipe for rabbit pie

Ingredients: For the pastry: 200ml water 170g lard 450g PLAIN flour 1tsp salt For the filling: A little oil 1 onion, sliced 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 500g pork mince…

Recipe for Pigeon Wellington

A recipe for Pigeon Wellington

Ingredients 30g spinach salt and pepper 30g chanterelle mushrooms, cleaned 1 knob of butter 1 spritz of lemon juice 1 pigeon breast 1 slice of Parma ham 1 sheet of…

Roast pheasant

Roast pheasant – simply delicious

Sometimes the most simple way to cook a gamebird is the best — here is a mouthwatering recipe for roast pheasant – whole pheasants are seared in a pan before…

Rabbit haggis Burns night recipe

Recipe for Burns Night – rabbit haggis

Rabbit roulade, rabbit haggis, barley, carrot and winter mushroom Serves 4 Ingredients 2 whole rabbit* 200g barley soaked overnight in cold water 3 garlic cloves 2 sprigs rosemary 2 sprigs…

Venison carpaccio

Easy venison carpaccio recipe

Ingredients 1kg venison loin Maldon sea salt 1tbs crushed juniper berries 1tbs cracked black pepper 3tbs Dijon mustard 1tbs English mustard powder 1tbs celery salt 2tbs smoked paprika Method Remove…

Game Terrine

Game Terrine

Ingredients selection of lean game meat, about 1kg/2¼lb in all, which could include: breasts of pheasant (hung about 5 days) breasts of pigeon breasts of duck or other wild fowl…

fresh game

Hanging game birds

Old-time poachers knew the value of a well-hung pheasant – they also knew the harsh penalty for being caught in possession. Their answer was to dig a hole and hang their ill-gotten game from a…

Christmas cake for stir up Sunday

A Christmas cake recipe for stir up Sunday

White Glace Christmas Cake by Rachel Green Ingredients 10oz/275g plain flour 8oz/225g butter 8oz/225g caster sugar 4 eggs 4oz/110g Glace cherries 4oz/110g Glace Pineapple 4oz/110g Glace Apricots 4oz/110g Glace Peaches…

Sloe gin recipe

A sloe gin recipe for a cold winter day in the field

There are few things more satisfying than being able to make the most of what you bring home after a productive day in the field, and sloe gin is one of my favourite foraged treats.…

venison burger

How to make a venison burger

Ingredients 600g coarsely minced venison 1 red onion, finely chopped 1tsp chopped thyme Sea salt Ground black pepper 1 parsnip 2 carrots 1 celeriac 4 slices blue cheese 4 buns…

pheasant and game chips

Roasted hen pheasant & game chips by Tim Maddams

Roasted hen pheasant and game chips   Ingredients 1 whole, plucked and dressed hen pheasant A little pork fat or goose/duck fat Salt and pepper A few sage leaves For the bread…

spaghetti and tomatoes

Five pasta recipes for game

Pasta makes the perfect base for game dishes, allowing the flavour of the meat to be the hero. It’s also quick to cook and perfect for those times when you…

confit rabbit

Confit rabbit and blackberry salad

Why isn’t rabbit more popular? And why do we so often see rabbit on the menu that has been farmed on the Continent? This tasty interloper is an easy win at harvest time but what…