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 is a fact taken into account by shoots; a percentage of the game birds they put down will not be…

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 2 large rabbit thighs, sliced and bones removed Small handful of walnuts, chopped Pinch of thyme 100ml game (or beef)…

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 filo pastry 1 egg yolk, beaten  Method Heat the oven to 180ºC. Blanch the spinach in boiling, salted water, drain,…

Pigeon burgers

Pigeon burgers in a peppercorn sauce

Everyone has a favourite, mine is pigeon. Shooting them, eating them, thinking about shooting them, thinking about eating them, generally admiring them, reading about them, reading about shooting them… you get the idea. I am a self-confessed pigeon addict. I have never tried to give it up, but I know I couldn’t. These birds are special and…

crispy squirrel recipe

Southern fried crispy squirrel recipe

You can buy grey squirrel online and it is advisable to order it ready skinned (the tail is discarded). Squirrel is also on the menu at various pubs and restaurants around the UK as people increasingly recognise the value of using its meat instead of discarding it. Of course, it…

Pigeon and wild mushroom recipe

Five quick pigeon recipes to make in under 20 minutes

1. Pigeon and wild mushrooms Just add garlic, kale, bacon and wild mushrooms for a delicious supper. Kale is having a bit of a moment right now, being hailed as a superfood, so tuck in. 2. Pigeon with chorizo, peppers and feta cheese There’s a touch of the Mediterranean about this…

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 – half a large ciabatta – balsamic vinegar – parmesan shavings PREPARATION 1. Lay the pigeon on its back and pluck…

pigeon carpaccio

Pigeon carpaccio

This pigeon carpaccio recipe doesn't need cooking but requires at least 12 hours to marinate and needs to be frozen for an hour before serving

rook pie

Rook pie recipe

Rook pie recipe: Top chef Mark prepares a seasonal, no-nonsense dish featuring young rooks in a pie.