June 22, 2016


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 trimmed loin of venison

     weighing about 1kg, cut into 2 equal pieces. Ask for the loin or the loin fillet off the bone, well-trimmed

  • 2 tbsp English mustard

  • 300g mixed wild mushroom, trimmed and cleaned

  • 6 slices...

June 5, 2016

About this recipe: Lean venison makes a great terrine. Mixing it with pork and then marinating the

meats in port and spices will give it extra flavour and add moisture. Serve the terrine sliced with a mixed salad and wholemeal or Granary bread for a delicious lunch, or...

May 29, 2016

About this recipe: Tasty venison is extremely low in saturated fat, with a slightly gamey flavour, and combined with mushrooms, a small amount of meat goes a long way. Cooked in a creamy sauce made with half-fat crème fraîche, then tossed with tagliatelle, this makes a...

May 22, 2016

About this recipe: A sweet potato mash flavoured with mustard and orange is the colourful top for


this pie. Underneath is a hearty and rich-tasting filling of lean venison simmered in red wine with baby onions and button mushrooms. Some simple green vegetables are all...

May 17, 2016

Duck is delicious when barbecued, as the sweet, smoky taste adds a fantastic layer to the flavour. The thing that makes duck tricky to barbecue is the fat: you need to score the skin to get the best taste. White coleslaw goes very well with the barbecued duck. Serve wi...

There is a strong conservation ban on hunting deer in India and Bangladesh but here in the UK we can


still enjoy these old recipes. This southern Indian curry showcases two popular ingredients from the region: curry leaves and mustard seeds. Their rustic aromas lend th...

February 16, 2016

About this recipe: Guinea fowl cooked with shallots, ‘meaty’ chestnut mushrooms, peas and spinach in Madeira wine makes a great pie filling. In this modern version of a traditional favourite, the filling is baked in a pudding basin topped with a lovely, soft-textured p...

December 22, 2015



  • 50g butter

  • 2 pheasant, cleaned

  • 100g bacon lardon

  • 1 onion


    , chopped

  • 1 celery


     stick, chopped

  • 4 sage


     sprigs, leaves chopped

  • 2 eating apple


    , cored and cut into large chunks

  • 500ml cider

  • 300ml...

November 29, 2015



  • 900g of loin of venison, cut into four equal pieces

  • 2 tsp beef dripping, or vegetable oil

  • sea salt

  • 1 sprig of rosemary

  • 2 tsp redcurrant jelly

  • 75ml of red wine





Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6



Season the venison on bot...

October 31, 2015



  • 10g dried porcini mushrooms

  • 500g venison and wild boar, cut into 4cm chunks

  • 1 tbsp flour, seasoned with black pepper

  • 1 - 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 onions, roughly chopped

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 4 wild boar sausages (optional)

  • ...
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