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Pheasant Cup 2018 – voting now open!

| Game to Eat

Great British Game Week is about celebrating all that is great about wild game and promoting it to those who might not have tried it before. For that reason, and in the spirit of the Week (18-25 November), the Countryside Alliance is very excited to be holding an in-house pheasant cooking competition, The Pheasant Cup. Countryside…

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Game, by Royal Approval

| Game to Eat, Our Blog

Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: This week, Prince Charles claimed pheasant crumble to be his favourite dish. A great choice and a game recipe that is as quick and easy to make as it is delicious. With the game season in full swing and with Great British Game Week starting on Monday (19th – 25th…

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Game on in Parliament

| Campaigns, Game to Eat, Latest News, Press Release

To mark Great British Game Week (19 – 25 November), chefs in the House of Lords will be serving British game dishes in all of their restaurants and bars, following a request from Countryside Alliance Deputy Chairman. People who work in the Lords and visitors to Parliament that week will be able to try game…

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The 15 best grouse dishes of the Shooting Season so far

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With the 2018/19 Shooting Season in full swing, here’s a round-up of the best prep and plated grouse dishes from those lucky enough to get their hands on this prized bird. 1. Anglo Restaurant 1st Grouse of the year ordered today on our lunch tasting, this year being served with. Smoked beetroot, hay cream, cabbage,…

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Grouse – Young or Old – Does it matter?

| Game to Eat

Food critic Tom Parker Bowles was right when he wrote that ‘as a nation, we have a scandalous disregard for game, far preferring the bland safety of chicken to anything with even an inkling of flavour’. Grouse, known as the king of the gamebirds, is at the epicentre of this scandal. Grouse is both delicious…

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Game on for the Countryside Alliance Game Champion

| Communities and Business, Countryside Alliance Awards, Game to Eat

The Countryside Alliance is excited to announce the four businesses shortlisted to become the first Game Champion in the history of the Countryside Alliance Awards. At a time when everyone is talking about boosting the game meat market, the Countryside Alliance have introduced the award to honour excellence in promoting and marketing game to the…

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Introducing the Game Champion to this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards

| Campaigns, Countryside Alliance Awards, Game to Eat, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance is excited to announce the introduction of a Game Champion category at this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards. Many rural businesses, whether pubs, butchers or local food shop, promote and market wild game to their customers and it is the wish of the Countryside Alliance Awards to reward those that have witnessed success…

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Making the most of game

| Campaigns, Game to Eat, Shooting

Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: Last Wednesday our Wales Director, Rachel Evans, organised a wonderful Game-to-eat event at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay. Assembly Members and invited guests were not only able to try Welsh game, but to see it prepared and cooked. Rabbit, venison, duck, pheasants and partridges went from fur…

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