Best shoot lunch 1910

The best shoot lunch can be hearty or meagre, on the hill or in the hut, stewed in port or fizzing with the best Champagne. It all depends what fits best on your sporting day. But, it’s not all about lunch.  Ensure you look the part too with our what…

7 best salads for shooting lunches.

Here are some of the 7 best salads for shooting lunches that you can try at home. Some may be suspicious of salads as not quite macho enough for the guns’ lunch. Get them right, says Philippa Davis, and they’ll go down as well as the pies and stews. When…

Fattoush salad.

Fattoush Salad is great way to put your garden summer herbs and stale bread to good use. This Middle Eastern fattoush salad with crispy pitta bread has a bold, tangy, lemony dressing and a great crunch. Fattoush salad is a popular choice, especially in Lebanon population. The great thing about…

Smoked mackerel, orange and labneh salad.

Smoked mackerel, orange and labneh salad is is an unusual but delicious dish to try. The unsubtle emulsion of mixing a smoky fish with a zesty organge gives a really exciting taste. Along with something hot, in this case chilli, and lots of sea salt, this smoked mackerel, orange and…

Thyme-crusted Venison fillet with balsamic onion salad.

Thyme-crusted venison fillet salad is the perfect dish if you’re tempted by the earthy seasonal flavours of game meat. Slice it finely into your salad and you can get more bang for your buck. Here, the crunch of the almonds contrasts well with the tenderness of the thyme-crusted venison fillet…

Beluga lentil, goat’s cheese and avocado salad. 10 best salad recipes.

Beluga lentil, goat’s cheese and avocado salad is an ample dish to serve both in the summer and winter. Dark and shiny, beluga lentils are perfect for use in salads as they hold their shape when cooked and have a delicious, earthy flavour. These chosen lentils differ from the ordinary…

Roasted root vegetable & pomegranate salad.10 best salad recipes.

Roasted root vegetable salad with pomegranate is a superlative addition to the salad smorgasbord. With the extra garnishing of toasted macadamia nuts and pomegranates, this salad is filling without being too heavy. To test just how keen guests were for something different I went through a stage of putting this…

Lobster, grapefruit and fennel salad. 10 best salad recipes.

Lobster, grapefruit and fennel salad is an elaborate dish; the sour grapefruit contrasts well with the richness of the lobster making the salad rich in taste with a zesty contrast. For more shellfish recipes take a look at our refreshingly tasty lobster soup recipe and our fabulous scallop and prawn…

Chorizo, squash and couscous salad. 10 best salad recipes.

Chorizo, squash and couscous salad with extra coriander, chilli and lemon is a hearty choice. And will go particularly well with butterflied venison. I started making this dish when I was once caught between the couple hosting the shoot. She loved couscous salads but he said it was “unmanly” and…