The Field

Ploughing

The mighty plough has moulded our landscape and culture. But does ploughing have a place in modern farming? Tim Field considers its future. For more from The Field’s new farming…

Confit partridge legs with celeriac purée

Serving, presenting and eating a whole roast gamebird has its splendour, but as the season presses on partridge leg meat can become tough. Confit is the perfect solution as slow…

Sloe and windfall apple cheese

Sloe and windfall apple cheese is one of the most delicious and unusual accompaniments to traditional cheeses and a good complement to game. If you want to astound your friends…

Elderberry sauce

Xa Milne and Fiona Houston’s elderberry sauce recipe is a fantastic way to use the hedgerow harvest. And it tastes great with game, perfect for post-shoot suppers if you are…

Harvest

In the first of a new regular column for The Field on modern farming, Tim Field considers the UK harvest and current shifts in cereal production. If your homegrown harvest…

The Great British Bake Off raised game pie

The tent is up, ovens pre-heated and recipes ready. With The Great British Bake Off returning to our screens and the shooting season getting underway, no country cook should be…

After Hours naked charity calendar

The Naked, Strewth has gone international. Move over British bottoms, the Aussies are getting in on the action. The After Hours naked charity calendar is brimming with farming and fieldy…

Mauser M12 Extreme

Dominic Griffith tests out the new Mauser M12 Extreme and finds that a return to fix-barrel construction offers a more affordable version of a fantastic rifle. For a remarkable and…