Making History: Pheasant Under Glass Recipe

Blogger Deana Sidney of Lost Past Remembered is dedicated to discovering, replicating and adapting historic recipes. She’s also a big fan of game meats and creates elaborate dishes with game birds, which she always insists are easier than they look. With wild Scottish game birds finally in season, it’s a fitting time to share some of her…

It’s Game Time! Cooking with Wild Scottish Game

Each year we wait for the start of wild Scottish game bird season. This month we had a slight delay in shipments from the U.K., so there’s even more anticipation than usual. But the game is finally in the warehouse, and ready for home cooks to order at dartagnan.com. To put you in the mood…

Fowl Language: All About Game Birds

Have you experienced game birds yet? What are you waiting for? Get in the game! Game birds are smaller – and quicker cooking – than chicken; plus they offer richer flavors and a change from the monotony of everybody’s favorite bird. D’Artagnan has offered fresh game birds since the early days. Back then, Ariane, the…

Eating Wild Game Birds

It’s not to everyone’s taste, but for those who have the taste nothing else will satisfy. We’re talking about wild game birds. Our Wild Scottish Game Birds are hunted on estates in the U.K. and flown over the pond to us within 24 hours. It’s very rare to get truly wild game, as U.S. law…

Eat Wild: It’s Scottish Game Season

Wild Scottish game birds have begun to arrive. The chefs are quick to snap up the first offerings from the game preserves and estates in Scotland, but we are receiving larger shipments and can now offer these delicacies to home cooks. D’Artagnan is the original source in the United States for truly wild Scottish game birds. Wild…

Best Food Photo of the Year

The Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year for 2016 has been announced. There were 7,000 images from around the world competing for top honors. It must be hungry work judging all those photos! This is the first place winner – an action photo of a baker in a flour explosion. Do you love food…

What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet has been coming out of the cave and into the mainstream over the past few years. This return to pre-agricultural eating has its detractors and supporters, like any dietary trend. But in a world where people seem to be eating themselves to death with processed foods, the Paleo Diet encourages a return…

All About Quail

Quail is a collective name for several genera of small, plump birds in the pheasant family. Species or subspecies of the genus Coturnix are native to all continents except the Americas. The Pharaoh, or Coturnix coturnix, quail are of Eurasian stock (found in Asia, Africa and Europe), and are migratory upland birds that travel in large bevies of up to…