Browning 525 Crown 12-bore

Useful modifications and rich decoration mark evolution in the Browning 525 Crown 12-bore, says Michael Yardley, the latest model of the company’s popular shotgun. For more on Browning, read Michael…

Sophie Harden

The great hunting painters of the past would approve of Sophie Harden – her work is informed by her days out with the Pytchley. But it was a trip to…

Partridge hot pot

Philippa Davis’ partridge hot pot is wonderfully warming, and a great way to clear an overstuffed freezer.  Save for when you are making supper in rush – as it is…

Best gundog coat colour

The best gundog coat colour is a complicated matter. Is your pup chocolate or liver? Yellow or golden? David Tomlinson weighs up showing and working preferences as he consults the…

Louise Farmer

Louise Farmer spent her childhood assisting her part-time gamekeeper father. Today as a regional officier at BASC, she hopes to educate the next generation and inspire more lady guns to…

Pheasant Keralan curry

Philippa Davis’ pheasant Keralan curry makes for a wonderfully warming supper. Delve into the freezer for this one, as it uses all of the meat and save the carcass for…

Holland & Holland Royal sidelocks

There’s good reason why Holland & Holland guns are the most copied of all side-by-side sidelocks, says Michael Yardley. He is impressed by this pair of 1906 Holland & Holland…

Mazda 6 Tourer

Charlie Flindt finds himself impressed by the Mazda 6 Tourer, even recreating some of the thrills of the MX-5. But what is pleasing to the eye turned out to be…

Partridge fideuà

Try something different with your brace by giving a Valencian dish a game twist. Philippa Davis’ partridge fideuà is perfect for a nourishing winter feast. Partridge is a super bird…