Pigeon breasts in pot with herbs

Pigeon recipes

7 Recipes

Try our easy game recipes this winter for a new twist on your Sunday lunch. See our top pigeon dishes like light salads, hearty pies and wholesome roasts. 

Roasted wood pigeon on toast


(2 ratings)

Cooking game on top of a thick slice of sourdough bread is a lovely rustic way to trap all of the juices. Add herbs and red wine for extra oomph
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Pigeon pies with bramble gravy


(4 ratings)

These puff pastry parcels are packed with rare cooked game, Savoy cabbage and pancetta. Serve with a blackberry gravy
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Pigeon & hedgerow salad


(7 ratings)

Blackberries and game go perfectly together in this light and seasonal salad
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

One-pan pigeon breast with spinach & bacon


(2 ratings)

Indulge in this easy, one-pan pigeon dish for two. Serve with sourdough toast, spinach and bacon for a delicious meal. Impressive but simple, it takes just 20 minutes to make
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Gamekeeper’s pie


(12 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 mins
  • Easy

Pigeon & beetroot salad


(0 ratings)

Pan-fried game turns a simple salad into a special dish. Contrast the meat with apples and beetroot, and add texture with hazelnuts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Game terrine


(1 rating)

John Torode shows how to prepare classic coarse set terrine with duck and mixed game of your choice
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
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