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Well we are avoiding all puns now with something that is close to my heart Yorkshire Game. Do you know your Pheasant from your Partridge, is your Grouse Famous or have you recently jugged your hare?!


Eddie Gray,Stephanie Moon and Matthew Wilkinson (pictured above at Rudding Park) have picked up the “game gauntlet” and are going for it. The following dishes are live this week on the Clocktower menu to support the Countryside Alliance’s Game to Eat campaign.

Please take your pick from the following game recipes cooked by the following chefs…


Eddie Gray…

To Start

Tea Smoked Wild Duck
Trio of pickled beetroot, pickering watercress

Duck Starter

Main course

Poached Rabbit Saddle
Wild mushroom crust, rabbit and pearl barley risotto, Kale, ginger beer jus

Rabbit Main 2



Matthew Wilkinson…

To Start

Braised Hare Pappardelle Pasta
Tomato, rosemary, smoked pancetta

Hare Starter 2

Main course

Roast Pheasant
Black truffle, tarragon, chorizo, charred squash, butter beans, game jus



Stephanie Moon…

To Start

Fresh wasabi, dandelion and burdock salad, venison wonton

Steph's Venison steak tartar

Steph’s Venison steak tartar

Main Course

Barbeque North York Moor Partridge
Smoky bacon mash potato, collard greens, corn and chilli salsa

So why not try these recipes if you are game!

With some fresh new approaches to classic game, each Chef has made you an easy recipe and a slighty more complex one to flex your culinary arm.

Game On Wild Cooks!

Make the most of Game to Eat Week whilst it is here – Enjoy these healthy, low in fat, tasty dishes at Clocktower before having a go at the recipes in your own home.

Low in food miles but hopefully high in food styles!

Steph x

Just off to pluck a few partridge!



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With less than a week to go Wild Cooks, here’s a few last minute great ideas for your foraging friends!

Lunch for two at Clocktower Restaurant, Rudding Park. Why not buy one of their vouchers or gift experiences, and then head off around the grounds at Rudding Park and spot some of my foraged food.

Festive lunches from £19.50 per person.

Take a trip to Taste the Wild and learn how to forage for yourself with the amazing Chris Bax and his lovely wife Rose. Head off with a group into the Yorkshire woods and find amazing foraged food, then enjoy sampling all your hard work!

Taste the Wild Course Schedule.

1 day foraging course for only £60 (including lunch).

“Forager”- the book by author and foraging guru Miles Irving.

On sale now at Amazon for just £16.95.


4. A Wooden Trug. A great starter piece of kit for a forager!

Pick one up at “The Gardening Website” for just £8.95 including postage and packing. You must be quick though in order to get your delivery in time for Christmas!

Your own desk top smoker! Ideal for smoking fish , game, duck, etc.

Available now on Amazon for just £63.00. This includes the smoker, lid, tray and recipe book.

Happy shopping Wild Cooks and a very Merry Christmas!

Steph x

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