The young birds we have in the shop right now are just right for this pheasant recipe. Quick and easy to prepare this recipe will make a great supper for four people. Introduced here by the Romans, pheasants are one of the UK's most plentiful game birds. The pheasant shooting season lasts from October 1st to February
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Dangerous for a couple of reasons. They are in a location where erosion from storms and rain are causing serious landslides and the other is that they comprise a military firing training zone using 'live' and extremely deadly equipment. Whilst in the area (just outside the zone) explosions from artillery weaponry could be heard and during the night heavy machine-gun fire could also be heard for about half an hour. As it was the start of the Pheasant shooting season I've no complaints about…
This is the first day of the pheasant shooting season, writes Toni Shephard. But put bucolic ideas of happy birds running around in the wild woods out of your mind. Most of the birds coming under shotgun fire today have only just been released from overcrowded factory farms. Even in death they have no dignity: most are not even eaten, but end up dumped in makeshift pits.