The Field is a monthly glossy dedicated to those brave souls who shoot, fish and hunt way beyond the call of duty. Since 1853, its staff has selflessly brought its readers the cream of rural life, be it pheasant shooting, dry-fly fishing or the distinct merits of Cheval Blanc. If you love fieldsports, errant terriers and very foxy friends at hunt balls, The Field is for you.

Pheasant chow mein

Many of the best ways to cook game are slow suppers, admits Philippa Davis. But this pheasant chow mein will on the table within just 15 minutes. From warming kitchen…

Family vets

Few industries have changed as radically as the veterinary business has in the last twenty years. David Tomlinson bemoans the loss of smaller, private practices and family vets. For more…

Spiced squash bread

You can’t go wrong with Philippa Davis’ spiced squash bread. Enjoy it grilled for breakfast, smothered in butter as a snack, or with a warming bowl of soup. Perfect for…

Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

The new Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi shows how far the Korean manufacturer has come in 20 years, says Charlie Flindt. Though there is some trouble deciding who is responsible…

Moon phases

Moon phases were used by the ancients to measure time, and today our months are roughly equal to a lunar cycle. Sir Johnny Scott explains how the moon phases not…

Stir-Up Sunday

Though a family Christmas pudding recipe can be fiercely protected, this pud’s popularity is dying out. But come Stir-Up Sunday we must be prepared to wield the wooden spoon, insists…

William Powell Viscount

The new William Powell Viscount has been subject to considerable development and Michael Yardley is impressed, finding it could offer the most practical bang for the least possible buck. For…

The Field

Christmas special – brimming with seasonal spirit; Muzzle-loaders in the line – blackpowder and testing birds at Holkham; No shadow on this moor – eminence, not grandeur, with the Percy’s…

Top 10 airguns

Airguns are essential for ‘garden work’ and make an excellent first gun for young shots. Michael Yardley suggests the top 10 airguns on the market now, for every budge. For…