rabbit with wild garlic

Wild garlic and rabbit crumble

You don’t have to be an expert chef to create this elegant dish based on wild rabbit. Wrapping the loins in pancetta not only gives added taste, it also keeps…

Pigeon and wild mushroom recipe

Five quick game recipes to cook in under 20 minutes

  1. Pigeon and wild mushrooms Here we’ve used chanterelles, but you can use whatever mushrooms you have handy. You’ll need a couple of pigeon breasts as well, curly kale, bacon,…

pheasant crumble

Pheasant crumble – reader’s recipe

Thanks to our reader Dominic Russell for sharing this delicious recipe for pheasant crumble. The pheasant was courtesy of Caswell Farm shoot, near to where Dominic lives. He says it…

roasting leg of venison recipes

Leg of venison on a string

This is one of the venison recipes in Wild Gourmet, by chef Michael Chiarello. We’ve adapted it slightly. As Mr Chiarello puts it: “The meat is suspended from the hook and…

cranberry top game pies

Recipe for cranberry-topped game pies

With a passion for the rural community and an eye for quality local meat, fifth-generation Herefordshire farmer Anthony Legge founded butchers, deli and pie shop Legges of Bromyard in 2000.…

American signal crayfish

Crayfish trapping & cooking

The American signal crayfish has laid waste to the UK’s waterways since its introduction in the 1970s when it was farmed for restaurants. Like the mink, they escaped and found…

Venison shoulder recipe

Venison shoulder

Use venison for a perfect alternative to chicken, pork or beef. Ingredients 1 venison shoulder Fennel seeds Caraway seeds Chopped lemon thyme Cornish sea salt Milled black pepper Method Place…

venison stir fry

Szechuan venison stir-fry

Use venison for a perfect alternative to chicken, pork or beef. Ingredients 300g (10oz) venison fillet or 2 large venison steaks Grated zest and juice of 1 orange 2tbsp soy…

Tempura duck liver recipe

Tempura duck livers

Think duck liver and you’ll probably think of foie gras, but there’s so much more you can create out of this humble, yet indulgent, cut of offal. Dipped in a…

Recipe: Pigeon ciabatta

WHAT YOU NEED – 3 pigeon breasts – 4 asparagus spears – 1 small round goats’ cheese – 4 slices salami – 6 cherry tomatoes – salt and pepper –…

Goose breast with tartiflette

Recipe: Goose breast with tartiflette

WHAT YOU NEED – 1 goose breast – 4 slices streaky bacon – 1 large shallot – 30g feta cheese – 6 sliced cooked new potatoes – salt and pepper…

Duck pie recipe

Duck pie recipe

Rich in flavour, high in protein and filling to boot, duck, like all game meat, is the go-to bird for those in the know. Wonder how those wildfowlers are able…

Recipe: Game terrine with blackberry jam

WHAT YOU NEED – 1 venison fillet – 6 partridge breasts – 4 duck breasts – 8 slices Parma ham – 2 cloves garlic – chopped parsley – 15 cooked…

orange and duck recipe

Orange and duck recipe

However you like your duck, there’s always room to give this gorgeous meat a citrusy kick. Some people love a duck and orange sauce and aren’t sure why, so don’t…