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…


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…

Braised lentils ingredients

Braised lentils with duck 
and venison

My mother was a cook ahead of her time. I must have been a teenager, some 40 years ago, when she made a dish of French Puy lentils for lunch.…

venison sausage and egg muffin recipe

Venison sausage and egg muffin recipe

Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day and Cai ap Bryn's venison and sausage muffin really does it justice.

make biltong

How to make biltong

One of the few advantages of the lockdown has been that many outstanding projects have finally been completed. One of these was to build a permanent drying box to make…

cider brined pheasant

Recipe for cider brined pheasant

One of the few criticisms thrown at game meat is that it can sometimes have the propensity to go dry after cooking. This is especially true of pheasant if it…

venison pasta recipe - venison khingal

Venison Khingal

It is easy to believe that pasta belongs to Italy, but versions of it 
are found all over Europe and Asia. In the south of France, nouilles are eaten with…