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.

Dr Nina Krüger

Dr Nina Krüger’s passion for hunting was sparked by a trip to a high seat with her father. With a degree in biology and PhD in molecular biology, she now…

Mercedes Benz E-Class All-Terrain

Few cars will be greeted with as much joy as an estate car with off-road ability. The Mercedes Benz E-Class All-Terrain ticks all of these boxes. But Charlie Flindt will…

Purdey Trigger Plate over and under

In the very first review of the new Purdey Trigger Plate over and under, Michael Yardley is delighted by this big beast of a gun – finding it well presented…

The Field

High birds galore – Real corkers to start the new season; Buying another shooting coat? – We review a range of top waterproofs; Beretta’s latest game gun – The £18,725…

Raspberry, cardamom and custard tart

Make a pretty pud with the last of the garden’s raspberry harvest. Philippa Davis’ raspberry, cardamom and custard tart is guaranteed to go down a treat. And if you don’t…

Tomato sorbet

Savoury sorbets make a great starter course. And with tomatoes at their very best right now, even served frozen they pack a flavourful punch. Try Philippa Davis’ tomato sorbet for…

Juliet Cursham

From creating model ponies from plasticine and felt to crafting the trophies for the World Elephant Polo Association, Juliet Cursham explains to Janet Menzies why travelling was the best form…

Pot roast partridge with figs, honey and balsamic

It’s September – and time to start enjoying plenty of game suppers. Philippa Davis’ pot roast partridge with figs, honey and balsamic is a clever way to keep the bird…

Golden retrievers

What are considered the first golden retriever pups were born 150 years ago, and enthusiasts marked the occassion with an anniversary trial. David Tomlinson joined the celebrations, while considering how…