Rum and ginger sticky toffee pudding

No dinner party menu is complete without a pud, rules Philippa Davis. We may not like to admit to enjoying something sweet, but this rum and ginger sticky toffee pudding…

Pickers-up

Pickers-up are essential on shoot days and deserve the payments they receive, says David Tomlinson. And a sleek pack of labradors is not a requirement to join the team. For…

Holland & Holland Paradox

Intended for both shot and special bullets, the Holland & Holland Paradox can bring home peafowl for the pot and shoot a leopard attacking cattle. Michael Yardley finds himself impressed…

Forester 2.0i XE Premium Lineartronic

The U-turn on diesel being considered planet-saving hit Subaru harder than most. Now they have returned to petrol for the Forester 2.0i XE Premium Lineartronic. Charlie Flindt finds it roomy,…

Pheasant meatballs in broth with orzo

As the freezer starts to fill, it is time to find new ways to make a feast from pheasant without serving yet another roast. Philippa Davis’ pheasant meatballs in broth…

Jack Fetherstonhaugh

Having developed his own techniques, Jack Fetherstonhaugh captures his subjects in unique ways. He explains to Janet Menzies his long process to capture tone, why watercolours remain his first love…

Best Macnab kit

The Macnab Challenge requires grit, determination, sporting skill, a generous dash of luck – and fail-safe kit. Blaser are one of the few companies that can offer head-to-toe clothing as…

The Field

Pheasants, with style – traditional friends’ days on old shoots; Driven capercaillie in the Scottish glens – what it was like, by the men who did it; Light shotgun loads:…

Pheasant, curly kale and mature cheddar lasagne

Philippa Davis’ pheasant, curly kale and mature cheddar lasagne makes a warming family supper – ideal for smalls and those who have not tried game before – or serve for…

Recoil while shooting

A bad experience with felt recoil can knock confidence and put new shots off entirely. In our Ladies Supplement, Michael Yardley advises female guns on the art of managing recoil…