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Try something new with this versatile, rich-tasting meat.

Roast grouse with blackcurrant & beetroot sauce

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(0 ratings)
Available from August, this game bird is best served with a fresh, full-flavoured fruit sauce and a dash of whisky to boot
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Braised rabbit pappardelle

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(1 ratings)
Slow-cook rich game into a delicious ragu to serve with ribbon pasta - stock and wine will keep the lean meat moist
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Pigeon & hedgerow salad

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(6 ratings)
Blackberries and game go perfectly together in this light and seasonal salad
20 minutes
Easy

Pot-roasted pheasant

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(9 ratings)
A true autumnal treat, this pot roast works equally well with partridge, guinea fowl or chicken
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Gamekeeper’s pie

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(4 ratings)
Tailor this mash-topped stew to suit whatever game is in season - add more matured meat if you like a strong game flavour
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Pot-roast pheasant with cider & bacon

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(6 ratings)
Oven roast this rich game bird - bring out the flavour with sweet cider and apples, and let the juices run into a cream and sage sauce
1 hour
Easy

Hot game pie

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(7 ratings)
Gordon Ramsay creates the ultimate game pie – wonderful autumnal vegetables with pheasant and venison, all under a crisp crust.
1 hour and 35 minutes
For the keen cook

Pan-fried venison with blackberry sauce

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(53 ratings)
Blackberries are delicious in savoury sauces, and this version is the perfect match for the richly flavoured venison
25 minutes
Easy

Truffle-stuffed guinea fowl

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See what all the fuss about truffles is with this indulgent Sunday lunch or special occasion dish
2 hours
Moderately easy

Slow-cooked rabbit stew

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(14 ratings)
This is a true taste of autumn, a big bowl of rich, dark, boozy rabbit casserole
2 hours and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Venison & wild mushroom Wellington

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A stunning centrepiece for any dinner party - how about trying it as an alternative to turkey at Christmas?
3 hours and 15 minutes
For the keen cook

Rabbit cacciatore

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(6 ratings)
'Cacciatore' means hunter in Italian and, although we now think of it as a chicken dish, it is a particularly good way to cook rabbit
2 hours
Easy

Guinea fowl tagine

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This is wonderful, honest, one-pot food - stick it in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves
24 hours
Easy

Venison steak with Port sauce

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If you're a beef-lover, give venison a go - it's rich and flavoursome, but lower in fat
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Pheasant, leek & bacon pie

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Don't be scared of cooking game - you can cook pheasant breasts as you would chicken
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

One-pot roast guinea fowl

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A delicious alternative to roast chicken that's just the right size for two. Use any seasonal root veg you like
2 hours
Easy

Roast pheasant with ricotta & Parma ham

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For a really special Sunday lunch pheasant is a good choice. The parma ham crisps us beautifully in the oven and gives the pheasant an eye-catching edge
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Smoked venison with melon salad

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An easy and impressive summer starter for two. The succulence of melon is a great contrast to the richness of cured meats
20 minutes
Easy

Rabbit with mustard & bacon

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Barney's restaurant classic involves a bit of chef's technique and gives you a stunning result
1 hour and 40 minutes
Moderately easy

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