Best game recipes
Lean and healthy – venison steak is a brilliant cut of meat to make a simple dish feel like something special. Try this sumptuous recipe bursting with winter flavours – celeriac, redcurrant jelly and orange zest.
In the mood for something fancy? Whip up a batch of these impressive venison burgers – they are ready in 30 minutes or less.
For a korma with a difference, try this spiced and creamy braised rabbit, sat on wild rice with fragrant golden raisins. Serve with a hoppy IPA and some naan breads and that’s your Friday night dinner sorted.
If you’re looking for an easy recipe to cook game at home, check out chef Mark Lloyd’s recipe for roast partridge, nestled in a warm barley base.
Give this impressive recipe from Mark Hix a go for a fancy dinner of homemade game dumplings, matched with crushed swede and a red wine sauce.
Delicate slices of seared venison are paired with a bubble-and-squeak style hash from Brussels sprouts, floury potatoes, walnuts and fruit, making an extra special meal for two.
A brilliant twist on a classic British favourite: this venison wellington requires two hours to prepare, but it’s simple to follow and is sure to impress dinner party guests.
This twist on a classic steak and ale pie replaces chunks of beef for mixed game – think venison, wild boar, partridge and pheasant pieces.
Winter comfort in a bowl – this recipe for venison and juniper casserole is easy to make and delivers all those warming flavours you’d expect from a casserole.
If you want to cook with game, this is a great recipe to start with: pulled pheasant is submerged in an aromatic broth with smoky pancetta and buttered cabbage, not forgetting those fluffy horseradish dumplings.
This meaty stew is bursting with warming, winter flavours – meltingly tender venison is cooked with sloe gin and cheesy polenta, making a comfort recipe the whole family will love.
This simple twist on a British classic swaps pork for wild boar, perfect for when the evenings begin to have a little chill to them.
A great alternative to pork pie, this recipe for game pie is a challenge but totally worth it. Serve in wedges with mustard or chutney.
Perfect comfort food for a festive party or cold Christmas night – try these rich, meaty venison dogs with punchy vinegary slaw, all wrapped up in a sweet brioche bun. This recipe relates to the hot dog at the bottom of the image above.
For an easy yet impressive main to present to guests or family, check out this steamed suet pastry pudding with wild venison, mushroom and ale.
This restaurant-standard winter stater of venison, marinated with herbs and served with a red cabbage salad, is perfect for entertaining friends and family.