Tim Maddams

Tim Maddams

Tim Maddams is a private chef who has worked with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at River Cottage. His first book, Game, is the 15th handbook in the River Cottage series.

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hare hash recipe

When I was a young chef, 
I worked with a chap known only as Wolfie, who was an excellent cook, and he once spent an hour on a Sunday morning…

smoked pheasant recipe

I like the combination of the smoky pheasant breast with the sweet and tangy roasted squash, while the pickled cabbage lifts it up and the green sauce stops it being…

Wild roast goose recipe

Farmed geese can be costly and not feed anywhere near as many as you may think. We all know that a truly wild goose would be far better, perhaps even…

pot roasted pheasant

Many will not associate Rick Stein with game so much as seafood but he is a master of all things wild and wonderful in the kitchen. This apparently simple recipe…

game chilli recipe

There is great pleasure to be taken from filling the fridge 
and the freezer with food 
you have provided. Whether that be shot game, foraged fruit or fungi, vegetables from…

meat in freezer

Freezing pigeons: I lost quite a few pigeons last summer because I didn’t get to the game dealer quickly enough so this year I’ve decided to buy a freezer.…

recipe for humble pie

Recipe for humble pie Ingredients For the filling: 1 large onion, very finely chopped A good sprig of fresh thyme 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 4 fresh bay…

Pigeon burgers

I never tire of eating pigeon and am constantly tinkering with recipes for a variety of dishes. The younger birds at the beginning of the summer get plucked and roasted. They are well…