Venison croquettes

Don’t let your game fester in the freezer. After a lockdown-induced chest freezer tidy up, Philippa Davis has been putting last season’s bounty to good use alongside the garden harvest.…

The Field

Thrilling grouse; I would sell my soul for a day’s driven grouse – Sir Max Hastings’ love affair with the moors; Gundogs born to flower over the heather – pointers…

How to prune wisteria.

Follow The Field’s guide on how to prune wisteria wisely to keep the walls of your house attractively covered. Wisteria is best pruned twice a year and now is the…

Chapuis C35 20-bore

Michael Yardley prefers to use 20-bores with 30in barrels for game shooting, so was intrigued to try the new Chapuis C35 20-bore. For more gun reviews, the Breda 12-bore Zenith…

Peach, brandy and raspberry punch

Make your al fresco feast a suitably stylish shindig with a pre-made cocktail. Philippa Davis’ peach, brandy and raspberry punch is simple to prepare ahead and makes a pleasing off…

Old guns for steel

Shooters and gunsmiths have readily adopted the idea of adjusting and updating old guns throughout the ages. So can the same be done for steel shot or will the debate…

How to breed gundog puppies

There’s much to consider before deciding to breed from your working bitch. David Tomlinson advises on how to breed gundog puppies, from suitability tests to finding happy homes for the…