Game Salad with Blaeberries

Quick and easy lunch or starter for 4.


  • 4 woodpigeon breasts.
  • Seasoning.
  • Butter.
  • 100g or a big bowl of salad.
  • 50g of blaeberries or blueberries.
  • Oil and vinegar.


  1. Take woodpigeon or 400g of any mixed game pieces, e.g. rabbit, grouse breast, venison steak pieces and season them with salt and pepper.
  2. Pan-fry briefly in butter
  3. Set aside on a warmed plate to rest, keeping the cooking juices.
  4. Put together a mixed leaf salad, using lettuce or mixed garden salads, celery leaves and fresh chives.
  5. Slice the cooked game thinly and toss into the salad with the cooking juices, berries and some oil and vinegar.

Courtesy of Mark Hix.