Recipes

Barbecued Venison Haunch with Horseradish Dressing May 28 2024

Elevate your weekend barbecue with this show-stopping barbecued venison haunch, perfectly complemented by a zesty horseradish dressing. This recipe is ideal for those looking to impress. 

Mallard with Radicchio and Roasted Grapes April 30 2024

The fruity flavours of this one-pan dish are the perfect partners for wild duck. Sweet, sour and utterly moreish, it’s simple to prepare while never failing to impress – making it an ideal choice for dinner parties.

BBQ Pigeon with Mustard Glaze April 30 2024

Friday night in to yourself? Crack open your favourite beer, take over the kitchen and cook up this gorgeously sweet and smoky roasted pigeon. Marinated in a tasty mustard glaze and served with a fresh and fruity salad.

Venison Sausages with Roasted Garlic Mash April 30 2024

Suffolk bangers & mash! Hillfarm produce their rapeseed oil just a few miles up the road from us in Suffolk and it makes the best mashed potato - the perfect partner to our venison sausages

Drunken Rabbit with Wild Rice and Fennel Flatbreads March 05 2024

A big bowl full of rich, dark, boozy rabbit casserole with heartier mixed wild rice and quick flatbreads for mopping up the rich gravy. This is a recipe that starts on the stove top and then slowly cooks in the oven, perfect for a lazy autumn afternoon.

Allspice & Thyme Crusted Butterflied BBQ Leg of Lamb March 05 2024

This is a great lamb recipe for the barbecue - a whole butterflied leg of lamb coated in an allspice , garlic, lemon and thyme rub - superb on the BBQ.

Oriental Sutton Hoo chicken noodle soup March 05 2024

Chicken noodle soup is a classic comfort food and this soul-soothing recipe is packed with flavour. The stock is made with tasty chicken wings from Sutton Hoo’s free-range slow-grown birds, while warming ginger and chilli, Thai fish sauce and coriander combine to create a vibrant and authentic Asian taste.

Venison Rillettes on Sourdough March 05 2024

Lean full-flavoured venison is braised slowly with duck or goose fat and wild boar bacon in this wild version of the classic French dish created by Hannah from Herbs and Wild. Surprisingly easy to make, it’s superb as a starter or lunch with sourdough toast.

Peppered hare loin with goat’s cheese March 05 2024

This quick but surprisingly filling dish highlights the delicate flavour of the hare meat which is darker and gamier than rabbit with a distinctive flavour more akin to venison.

Szechuan Venison steak, garlic sesame pak choi & rice noodles March 05 2024

Marinate venison steaks overnight with these delicious Asian flavours and you have got a fantastic quick meal to cook the next day.

Game Pie March 05 2024

Tried and tested, this game pie can be served hot or cold for a comforting meal.

Roast Partridge with Bubble and Squeak February 04 2024

Perfect for chilly winter evenings or lazy Sundays, this easy recipe pairs roasted partridge with comforting bubble and squeak and a tasty ale gravy.

Harissa Shoulder of Lamb February 04 2024

Spicy harissa paste adds lip-smacking flavours to free-range lamb, and slow-cooking ensures the meat is meltingly tender. Serve with couscous, natural yoghurt and pomegranate for a tasty celebratory meal.

Chicken with Walnuts and Pomegranate January 04 2024

This rich and incredibly moreish stew has just three key ingredients, which come together to create a truly sumptuous dish. Don’t be put off by the time it needs on the hob. It couldn’t be simpler to make, and once everything is cooking you won’t need to do anything other than let it bubble gently in the background. In place of chicken, you could also use duck.

Roast Woodcock with Mixed-Berry Sauce December 05 2023

This elegant recipe made with blackberries, redcurrants, blueberries and cranberries ideally complements the woodcock’s rich and delicious flavour.


Sloe Gin & Wild Boar (or Venison) Sausage Roll December 05 2023

Sloe Gin & Wild Game Sausage Roll
With the right ingredients, the humble sausage roll can feel like one of the finest things you’ll ever eat! The deep fruity flavours of sloe gin work perfectly with rich game: wild boar and wild venison are both ideal.

Preparation

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 100g wild boar sausagemeat (or venison mince)
  • 100g pork mince
  • 500g puff pastry sheet
  • 50g diced onion
  • 50ml Sloe Gin
  • Chopped fresh thyme
  • Chopped fresh sage
  • Cornish sea salt
  • Milled black pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix the game mince, pork mince, diced onion, chopped herbs and sloe gin. Season well.
  2. Place the mixture on the pastry and roll over to form a sausage roll.
  3. Crimp the edges, score the top and brush with an egg wash.
  4. Place into a hot over 180℃ for 25 minutes.
  5. Once cooked removed from the oven and allow to rest.
  6. Slice and serve warm with a little spiced apple chutney.

Thank you to Game-to-eat for sharing this recipe with us.


Tandoori Partridge with Almond Rice November 13 2023

Inspired by Indian cooking, this beautifully spiced partridge breast is great for dinner parties, served with hot fluffy naan bread, rice and chutney


Roast duck with Spiced Red Cabbage & Cider gravy November 05 2023

Duck and spiced Red cabbage are a match made in heaven (Devon) particularly when you add a good lashing of local cider.

Roast Grouse September 05 2023

This simple recipe will show off the grouse meat at it’s best. Be careful not to over cook the meat so it doesn’t dry out and make sure you rest it well before serving.


Hare and Halloumi Skewers August 07 2023

A delicious combination of tender hare loin skewered with salty halloumi and folded bacon strips, sweetened with orange juice. Grilled over hot coals, these skewers make a quick and easy BBQ dish and are packed with flavour.

Lebanese Lamb and Chickpea Burgers with Pea Houmous August 07 2023

Try these succulent lamb burgers with chickpeas and Middle Eastern flavours plus mango chutney for an added twist!. Serve with a delicious fresh pea houmous. Recipe supplied by Ali Imdad in association with Simply Beef and Lamb.

Roast Sutton Hoo Drumsticks with Lemon, Garlic and Basil August 07 2023

Sutton Hoo chicken drumsticks are full of flavour so a squeeze of lemon juice, a clove of garlic, some butter and olive oil plus a little roughly torn basil are all you need to create this tasty meal.

Barbecued Whole Venison Haunch July 13 2023

There's something truly special about the taste of a whole venison joint fresh off the barbecue. This recipe keeps it simple with an overnight marinade, a straightforward salt-pepper-garlic rub, and a foolproof lid-down barbecuing technique to ensure juicy, tender results.

Alfresco Beef July 04 2023

Marinate a joint of grass-fed beef in a fruity rosé with rosemary, bay and garlic before roasting. Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables, it’s a delicious Sunday roast to share with friends or family in spring or summer.