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

Pheasant | Partridge | Pigeon | Venison | Rabbit | Duck  | Hare

venison biltong

A recipe for venison biltong

Venison is the perfect ingredient for making this field snack of venison biltong from South Africa. The lean, long grain strands of haunch lend themselves to the cured, bendy brittleness…

Salt Baked Rabbit

A recipe for salt baked rabbit

A very good way of cooking rabbit This was an experiment that surprisingly turned out to be 
a very good way of cooking rabbit. Traditionally, salt-baking is used for meat…

Risotto recipes

Delicious risotto recipes that use game meat

I’m a big fan of risotto. The dish was created in northern Italy and can be made with vegetables, seafood and all sorts of meat. So for we fieldsports fans…

grilled partridge

Harissa-marinated and grilled partridge

Partridge is a great entry to the world of gamebirds. The meat is succulent, white and very palatable to anyone who is discovering game for the first time. At this…

pigeon breast recipes

Six pigeon breast recipes you need to know

The delicious dark meat of pigeon is very versatile. If you’re running short of ideas on how to cook pigeon then these pigeon breast recipes will give you some fresh…

Recipes for wild boar

Wild boar and venison koftas

I’d only been working for the Daily Express for a month back in 1998 when an editor called asking me to go on a wild boar hunt. Not a shoot,…

pheasant crumble

A reader’s recipe for pheasant crumble

Reader and keen Shot Dominic Russell had a problem. His wife said she wasn’t a fan of game. Refusing to believe this he decided to create a game dish that…

wood pigeon recipe

Wood pigeon breasts with apricot and feta

A wood pigeon recipe bursting with flavour I wanted to make use of the barbecue one last time this summer with something quick and easy for lunch. I had some…

damsons

A recipe for damson vodka

Early September is the perfect time to make damson vodka when these hedgerow fruits are ripe. Use our simple recipe below and you’ll be a convert to this delicious, rich…

partridge salad

Partridge satay salad

It’s worth starting on this partridge salad recipe the day before and letting it marinate overnight to allow the flavours to infuse the meat. If you’re wondering where to buy…

rabbit liver pâté

Tuscan style rabbit liver pate

I love rural Italian cuisine and this recipe for rabbit liver pâté 
is the perfect example of how it is so simple, but has to be just right. Learn to…

Partridge breasts with pears in puff pastry

This recipe using partridge breasts is impressive – but is actually very straightforward to make. Don’t be put off by the puff pastry – you can buy it easily in…

pheasant risotto with mushrooms

Pheasant and wild mushroom risotto recipe

Risotto recipes are the perfect way to use game meat. This simple to make and delicious recipe for pheasant risotto with mushrooms was developed for us by the West London…

pheasant with pearl barley risotto

Pheasant and pearl barley risotto recipe

Pheasant with pearl barley is the perfect way to use meat left over from a roast or to use leg meat or breast meat and makes a change from a…

Pigeon breast risotto

Wood pigeon breast risotto with peas

Wild wood pigeon breast is sustainable and local, with a woodland taste. It’s an excellent source of protein and minerals and inexpensive. This recipe for wood pigeon breast risotto is…