Venison salad niçoise

Even without chairs, a table or pressed linen, don’t let your culinary standards slip alfresco. Game makes excellent fare for summer suppers, so include it in your picnic. Philippa Davis’…

Pasta alla Norma

Recreate a night of open-air opera in your own garden with an al fresco feast and family talent. Philippa Davis’ pasta alla Norma hails from Catania in Sicily and is…

How to barbecue game.

Don’t forget your frozen stocks of game as summer gets underway. It makes excellent BBQ fare. But it is less forgiving than other meats, so avoid disappointment and dryness by…

Asparagus and gruyere souffle

Fresh asparagus as finger food is tricky to beat. But for something a little more challenging but equally delicious, try Philippa Davis’ asparagus and gruyere souffle. While our home-grown asparagus…