Hay baked pheasant

Hay baked pheasant

In season from now until February 1 (you already know that), pheasant is the perfect alternative to the all too boring ‘c’ word. Baking in hay is an old method…

jugged hare recipe

Jugged hare

This jugged hare recipe marries slow-braised hare meat with a sauce made from hare blood, red wine and herbs

baked river trout recipe

Baked trout with beetroot, fennel, and orange

Make the most of the closing days of the trout season with this deliciously colourful baked trout recipe. It’s a light, summery dish that combines the fresh fish with the…

venison liver recipe

Chargrilled venison liver

This recipe for chargrilled venison liver with roast squash, smoked bacon, madeira sauce and braised lettuce hearts can be cooked on the barbecue

crab jaws

How to dress crab

This step-by-step guide – with photos for each process – makes it easy to dress your freshly caught crab

Pigeon and wild mushroom recipe

Pigeon and wild mushrooms

Mark Gough prepares a meal that can be rustled up in minutes, with ingredients sourced from the woods.

crab chowder

Crab and mussel chowder

A simple recipe that brings out the natural flavours of the crab and mussels

Wood fired pigeon

Wood-fired pigeon recipe

A lot of people think pigeon recipe and they think of the cliched ‘flying rats’ which cause mess and clutter in our urban areas. If only they knew how good…

Barbecued saddle of venison

In the summer, venison makes for a much tastier and healthier barbecue than beef. This venison recipe offers a simple dish that is rich with flavour and quick to cook.…

Pigeon and beetroot salad

Pigeon and beetroot salad

Kate Gatacre whips up a quick and easy pigeon and beetroot salad — the perfect lunch for a summer’s day

pot-roast pigeon

Pot-roast pigeon with vegetables and juniper

This pot-roast pigeon recipe is a lovely, warming dish that requires minimal preparation, and yet is an intensely flavoured and hearty meal. The breast of the pigeon requires far less…

Trio of venison recipe

Trio of venison recipe

One of the great things about venison is you can do so much with each of the various cuts of lean and slender meat. With six species of deer in…