The Field

The Field
Chocolate and orange Easter chiffon cake

You need to serve at least one chocolate pud over the Easter weekend. Philippa Davis’ chocolate and orange Easter chiffon cake is slightly more challenging, but it is light, tender…

Slow cooked shoulder of mutton

Why serve lamb this Easter, when you could choose hogget or mutton? Treat your family with Philippa Davis’ slow cooked shoulder of mutton with roasted radishes, boozy potatoes and burnt…

Woodpigeon carpaccio

Pigeon is far from humble, especially on the plate. It is an excellent, lean red meat and lends itself perfectly to carpaccio. Have a go at Nick Weston’s woodpigeon carpaccio,…

Gundog working tests

Field trials have never been more popular, but they can be an expensive and frustrating process. David Tomlinson considers gundog working tests, both more affordable and fairer, and why it’s…

Anastasia Sparrow

A move to Surrey saw Anastasia Sparrow become completely immersed in fieldsports, hunting with Surrey Union and shooting as a member of a ladies’ syndicate. Now she is thrilled to…

Cook pigeon

The pigeon is far from humble in the kitchen. Sustainable, inexpensive, lean and, above all, delicious, Ewan Davy speaks to top chefs about why we absolutely must cook pigeon this…

Honda HR-V

Charlie Flindt is prepared to roll his eyes at another two-wheel drive posturing as an SUV. But when the time comes to return the Honda HR-V, he finds he has…