Simple Roast Pheasant.

One bird serves two.


  • 1 pheasant.

  • ½ onion.

  • 1 rasher bacon.

  • 100g butter.

  • Lard.

  • 1 slice of bread.


  1. Take an oven ready pheasant.

  2. Put a knob of butter and half an onion inside and a piece of bacon over the breast.

  3. Put some fat into a roasting tin and put it into a hot oven 400F.

  4. When the fat is hot put a piece of bread into the fat. It should brown in two minutes.

  5. Turn over the bread and put the pheasant on top.

  6. Cook for 45 minutes, basting when necessary.

  7. Serve with bread sauce, gravy, vegetables and roast potatoes.

  8. Carve as if it is a roast chicken.