Tag Archives: partridge

Merguez stuffed Partridge

On Sunday, I went to buy a brace of partridge, from the Pheasant Girl on the Layer Marney Lamb stall at the Farmers’ Market. While I was choosing my birds, I noticed some merguez on the same stall. Merguez are … Continue reading

Posted in Game, Meat, Recipes, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Partridge with Harissa

The Red-legged Partridge is a small game bird introduced to Britain from mainland Europe (particularly common in France and Spain) in the 18th Century . It’s estimated that there are between 72,000 and 200,000 breeding pairs in the UK. The shooting season … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Game, Meat, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Partridges – Pot Roasted

January 23rd, 2013 The Red-legged Partridge is a small game bird introduced to Britain from mainland Europe  – it’s particularly common in France and Spain. The shooting season for partridge is a month longer than for pheasant and runs from Sept 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Game, Meat, Recipes, Spanish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Blackbird

30th April, 2011 During the Wedding Party, a juvenile blackbird flew into a window at Rick and Su’s house. We thought it was stunned and waited for it to recover – sadly it didn’t and had killed itself outright. Initially the poor … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Game, Meat, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Benugo Bar and Kitchen

January 21st, 2011 I went to La Soirée last night, in the South Bank Big Top, with a group of friends. We met and ate at Benugo Bar and Kitchen in the BFI. I ordered Ox Cheeks, which were braised … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Partridge

December 25th, 2010 Partridge make a perfect alternative to turkey on Christmas day – they are particularly seasonal due to their inclusion in the song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” I suggest cooking them in the same was as my … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Game, Meat, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments