Breakfast muffins

Rabbit and egg muffin: the ethical breakfast bap

Rabbit and egg muffin — the ethical breakfast bap These are great for breakfast any day, but especially on a shoot day, or for elevenses Ingredients For the rabbit patty:…

venison meatballs

Venison meatballs and tagliatelle

Venison meatballs and tagliatelle Venison meatballs with anchovy olives and sun-dried tomatoes, herbs and tagliatelle pasta. (You might like to read which deer species offers the most delicious venison.) Ingredients…

recipe for venison pie with mash

Recipe for venison pie with mashed potato

Pie and mash is historic, so for this recipe for venison pie with mash I have kept to tradition, but swapped the minced beef with venison, which works very well…

rabbit stew recipe

Rabbit stew recipe: quick and easy to make

This rabbit stew recipe is based on speed, a need for merely a few ingredients and my own mad desire to please. Rabbit loins are ideal for this kind of…

delicious duck

How to cook meltingly delicious duck

It would be ridiculous to inform anyone above nursery school age of the difference between a chicken and a duck. Yet behind their marked appearances lies a cooking problem. Roast…

Moo Shu Wild Boar Wraps.

Wild boar Moo Shu

I love a shopping challenge and nothing satisfies my curiosity more than a mooch around a Chinese supermarket — or online shop — for ingredients. The test is not to…

recipe for pheasant escallop

A recipe for pheasant escallop

This recipe for pheasant escallop is a winner with my friends. It is super-simple and really quick to make. At this time of year, young pheasants make excellent eating and…

venison involtini recipe

Venison involtini with roasted fennel

This venison recipe works with all sorts of venison, but I have tweaked this version to work best with red deer meat. The herbs and the roasted fennel all slant…

recipe for venison cannelloni

A recipe for venison cannelloni

There’s a group of pubs, scattered between inner London and Oxford, that I urge anyone to seek out. The term ‘gastropub’ is used to describe pub food. I dislike it.…

Shoot lunch picnic

Two recipes for pheasant pies

Pies are such a good invention. They are perfect comfort food on a dark winter evening. They are also superbly portable – so you can take a slice out for…

country style wild boar recipe

Fried wild boar with apple butter

I have done a fair few wild boar recipes. Without repeating myself too much, it’s a meat that I absolutely love cooking with. It’s versatile, rich and incredibly delicious. Some…

crispy rabbit recipe

Crispy rabbit with green sauce

Crispy rabbit recipe Ingredients 50g butter or olive oil 2 fully grown rabbits (cold smoked or raw), jointed Salt and pepper 1 small onion, diced 6 cloves of garlic, chopped…

Pheasant croquetas

Pheasant croquetas with smoked ham

Smoked ham and pheasant croquetas with peas, beans and mint Ingredients 600ml whole milk 75ml rich chicken or gamebird stock ¼ white part of leek, sliced ¼ tsp grated nutmeg…

Crispy chilli pigeon recipe

Crispy chilli pigeon recipe

Who doesn’t love a good takeaway? There is something so gloriously lazy about getting an Indian or a Chinese, but what I also love is trying to replicate takeaway recipes…

Pan-fried pigeon salad

Pan-fried pigeon and orange salad

Pan-fried pigeon and orange salad Ingredients 4 to 6 pigeon breasts, skinned, seasoned and at room temperature A little cooking oil 1 tbsp pine nuts Half a small red onion…