Pheasant are a good-sized game bird, feeding 3 people each and with a delicious, gamey taste. In general, they are more tender before Christmas, and better for casseroles and slow cooking after Christmas. Completely free-range, they are a great alternative to chicken and is almost as versatile. For some recipe inspiration, have a look at the Game To Eat website.
Pheasant and partridge contain a high level of iron, protein, vitamin B(6) and selenium, which helps to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals
Our oven-ready pheasant come from the neighbouring Watergate Estate. They are a healthy alternative to chicken, and they lead a semi-wild existence which reflects in the taste. For inspiration, you can find lots of recipes here, but pheasant goes particularly well