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Grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:47:04 +0000

Philippa Davis' grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding is comforting enough for when the temperatures drop, but without being too cloying or heavy

Citrusy desserts give a burst of colour and flavour for the new season.
Philippa Davis’ grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding comes with a soufflé-like top that doesn’t risk any mid-supper party kitchen meltdowns. …Continue reading »

Volkswagen Arteon. A clever, attractive flagship model

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:44:28 +0000

VAG’s “flagship” model is a clever, attractive saloon with a real cracker under the bonnet. Charlie Flindt finds little to moan about

The new VW Arteon has flair.
Volkswagen have a new flagship model – the Volkswagen Arteon. With plentiful headroom and elbowroom, an attractive design and a …Continue reading »

Roast cauliflower steaks with mozzarella

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:36:37 +0000

Cauliflowers are at their best right now, so for a light but lively starter try Philippa Davis' roast cauliflower steaks with mozzarella and anchovy, garlic and chilli breadcrumbs

Cauliflowers are best eaten now while they are fresh.
Use fresh cauliflowers for this light but lively starter. Philippa Davis’ roast cauliflower steaks with mozzarella and anchovy, garlic and …Continue reading »

Raoul Millais, sporting artist

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:33:14 +0000

Raoul Millais came from a family adept at capturing the spirit of the age on canvas. It is time his work was re-evaluated, suggests Janet Menzies

The Meet, 1953, oil on canvas.
Four generations of the Millais family captured to spirit of the period on canvas. Raoul Millais may not have been …Continue reading »

Fish stew with spring onions, leeks, saffron and watercress

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:32:10 +0000

Leave the hearty stews behind and start cooking with fish and citrus fruits for fresh, spring suppers. Try Philippa Davis' fish stew with spring onions, leeks, saffron and watercress

Banish the meaty stews and start cooking more fish for fresh, spring suppers.
Spring hasn’t quite sprung and we must be patient for new ingredients to cook with. But it is still possible …Continue reading »

Sporting Dianas: The Countess of Lucan

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 09:43:11 +0000

The Countess of Lucan explains how guns and game captured her spirit, and why she developed a range of clothing to suit her sporting lifestyle

The Countess of Lucan discovered her passion for shooting in her early twenties.
From riding Icelandic horses, beating and learning terrain in her childhood to finding a passion for guns and game in …Continue reading »

Bloat in dogs – and the need to act quickly

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 11:34:05 +0000

Gastric dilation torsion, or bloat, is not common in dogs – but it is often fatal, as the winner of our Best Family Gundog award discovered, sadly. David Tomlinson describes the symptoms

The Field's Best Family Gundog, Charlie, was sadly lost to bloat last year.
Bloat in dogs is uncommon but often fatal, as the winner of The Field’s Best Family Gundog award discovered last …Continue reading »

The 2018 Purdey Awards: entries now open

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:04:38 +0000

Entries are open for the 2018 Purdey Awards for Game and Conservation. Don't miss your chance to enter

Richard Purdey, 2016 Gold Award winner David Sandford, Julia Bradbury and the Duke of Wellington.
The 2018 Purdey Awards for Game and Conservation are back for another year, and now inviting entries. Don’t miss your …Continue reading »

German drag hunting: a cover version of hunting in Germany

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:55:55 +0000

Since the ban on hunting live quarry with hounds in 1934, a highly social and enjoyable form of drag hunting has developed across the country, says Will Cursham

The Rheinisch-Westfalischer Schleppjagdverein meeting at Schwarzenstein Castle.
Hunting live quarry has been banned in Germany since 1934. With no political will to overturn the ban since, a …Continue reading »

Worcestershire Hunt naked charity calendar 2018

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:53:09 +0000

No-one knows how to have a ball and raise funds quite like the hunting community. The Worcestershire Hunt are the latest to bare all to keep the air ambulance flying

The Worcestershire Hunt know how to have a ball while raising funds.
Country dwellers are long time upholders of charitable spirit. And none more so than the hunting fraternity. The brave souls …Continue reading »