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…

Zoli Ambassador EL

Michael Yardley is impressed by the Zoli Ambassador EL. The deluxe Italian Sporter is well-proportioned and finished at first glance, and surprises with its shooting qualities. For more gun reviews,…

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…

Rhubarb, ginger and fennel strudel

Pink stems are just one of the signs that spring is on its way. You can’t go wrong with a rhubarb pud at this time of year. Philippa Davis’ rhubarb,…

Bridget Lansley

Despite the importance of people to a shoot day, the guns, beaters and pickers-up are rarely featured in our sporting art. Bridget Lansley tells Janet Menzies why she is putting…

Finding the ideal gundog; How to buy a gun at auction – picking a beauty from the beasts; Fishing Russia’s salmon rivers – where to catch the fish of a…

Portuguese-style mussel stew

It’s time to move away from hearty, meat feasts and embrace lighter suppers and fresh flavours. Philippa Davis’ portuguese-style mussel stew with watercress, garlic, white wine and coriander brings spring…

Gundog collars

It is a legal requirement for dogs in public places to wear a collar, with the name and address of their owner. David Tomlinson considers the best gundog collars. For…