"..excellent recipes (traditional and modern) as well as clear advice on how to hang, pluck and roast." -- Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday, 8th August 04
"the right book written by the right people... gorgeous snippets of wisdom that jump off every page" -- Nigel Slater, Observer Magazine October 04
'a definitive work' -- Daily Telegraph, 7th August 04
Authoritative and adventurous in its recipes, it deserves to become a classic. -- The Independent, December 04
It is entertaining, informative [and] gets the gastric juices flowing -- Philippa Davenport, Financial Times December 04
It is fun, accessilbe and takes the stuffiness out of food that sometimes has a self-image problem -- Sunday Herald Magazine, Glasgow, November 05
This is more than a glorious cookery book: there is a fascinating essay about every species mentioned -- Daily Telegraph, Sept 04
a celebration of the glorious wild food the countryside yields... mouthwatering -- Scotland On Sunday, August 04
alluring, want-to-cook-now recipes... a very satisfying, thorough book -- Henrietta Green, the Daily Mail, December 04
stocked with amusing anecdotes and offset with luscious photography. -- Sunday Times Culture, 28 Nov 2004
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About the Author
Clarissa Dickson Wright, formerly of 'Two Fat Ladies' fame, has six cookery books and one Food Anthology to her name. Since then she has starred with Johnny Scott in three series of 'Clarissa and the Countryman' for BBC2 and they have co-authored three books on the series: Clarissa and the Countryman, and Sally Forth and Sunday Roast. Johnny Scott is a keen shot and horseman. As a farmer, naturalist and historian he has written for many newspapers and magazines. He studied farming on three continents, was a jackaroo, miner, lumberjack and brakeman in the British bobsleigh team, before returning to farm hefted black-face sheep in southern Scotland.