Lucy Holland

From Mastering the Bicester to hurtling down a skeleton run, Lucy Holland reflects on a wonderful sporting life shared with friends, family and field inspirations. For more Sporting Dianas, seriously…

Chocolate, ginger and orange Easter cake

Consume cocoa this Easter without succumbing to yet another chocolate egg. Philippa Davis’ chocolate, ginger and orange Easter cake is the perfect alternative, and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Loaded with…

Best Luxury Eggs

Cast aside commercialised chocolate creations this Easter in favour of an egg as nature intended. The best luxury eggs of today gives unlimited choice, from the finest, free-range hens’ egg,…

Rabbit in spiced chocolate sauce

Step away from the gaudily wrapped chocolate egg and enjoy Philippa Davis’ rabbit in spiced chocolate sauce for your cocoa consumption instead. Chocolate and bunnies are Easter staples, but how…

Oxford farming conferences

The new season is upon us and, as tradition dictates, it opens with the Oxford farming conferences. Tim Field wonders if we could be seeing the emergence of a new…

The Field

The stately terriers of Britain – how the game tykes invaded the big house; Picking the right shot size and load – our experts’ guide to game cartridges; Top cockers…

Blaser F16 Game Heritage

Having shot a number of F16s, Michael Yardley is impressed to report that the Blaser F16 Game Heritage is the best yet. It’s no lightweight, but it moves wells, is…

Grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding

Philippa Davis’ grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding comes with a souffl√©-like top that doesn’t risk any mid-supper party kitchen meltdowns. Served warm from the oven it is comforting for chilly,…