homemade smoker

How to create and use a homemade smoker

Types of smoking There are, generally speaking, 
two types of smoking: cold smoking and hot smoking. It is the heated variety that we will be dealing 
with. This has the…

recipe for venison burgers

A recipe for venison burgers

Everyone loves burgers and venison makes excellent ones, whichever deer species you use. For a long time I struggled to find a really good recipe for venison burgers; the result…

recipe for spiced pulled pheasant

Recipe for spiced pulled pheasant

This is a truly innovative recipe for spiced pulled pheasant from the talented Archie Clark, chef director of the fabulous Kochi Kitchen, which offers authentic, vibrant dishes at supper clubs…

pheasant escalope recipe

Pheasant escalope Holstein

Pheasant escalope is simply delicious — a pheasant 
version of a classic escalope dish 
and all for a good cause to boot

Piri-piri pheasant recipe

Piri-piri pheasant recipe

At the end of the season I like to make preparations for the freezer. I breast a lot of birds, take out the thighs and freeze a few birds whole.…

sweet and sour pheasant recipe

Sweet and sour pheasant recipe

Full of flavour and crunch, Mark Hix’s sweet and sour pheasant recipe is a gamey take on a Chinese takeaway favourite and delicious with cold beer

barbecue pheasant marinade

Three marinade recipes for game and venison

Why marinate meat? Planning ahead and creating marinades for game and venison is really worthwhile. So if you’re planning a barbecue, soak the meat in a marinade for a few…

barbecued duck breast

A recipe for barbecued duck breast

Duck is particularly delicious when cooked on a barbecue. The smoky taste adds a fantastic layer to the flavour. The trick is to score the skin beforehand, for which you…

pheasant bolognese

A recipe for pheasant bolognese sauce

This recipe for pheasant bolognese is close to my heart. James Golding is a talented chef who is unfazed by simple things like using the ingredients available to you, and…

pheasant meatballs

Recipe for pheasant meatballs – pheasant polpette

This easy and delicious recipe for pheasant meatballs from Tom Godber-Ford Moore is a real classic. Polpette are simply meatballs, sometimes cooked plain and sometimes, as is the case here,…

hare hash recipe

Recipe for slow-cooked hare hash

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…

hare recipe

Norfolk stewed hare recipe

This recipe for stewed hare from Heydon Hall is absolutely foolproof and easy to follow

recipe for pheasant stock

A recipe for pheasant stock

In my kitchen, making stock from leftover bones or carcases is part of an economic plan. It is a simple process that extracts a greater value from the bones of…