Wild British game is fresh, nutritious and in season. It’s also not expensive, so why not try these simple recipes to turn grouse into a delicious dish.

  • 30 mins
  • 1
  • Easy


  • 1 dressed young grouse
  • 135ml double cream
  • 1tbsp brandy
  • 4 strips streaky bacon


Roast the grouse covered in bacon in a hot oven for 15 minutes.

Remove bacon and roast for a further 5 minutes.

Cut the grouse in half and trim out the bony back. Set aside.

Pour 135ml double cream per grouse into the roasting dish, mix with contents and bring to the boil.

Add the tablespoon of brandy and heat up again. Pour contents over the grouse and serve.

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