This is a beautiful pie and the kind of dish that makes me dream of good home cooking. We're filling the pie with venison, which will cook to be delicious, tender and sumptuous. After all these years of cooking, a meal like this still gets my pulse racing. For a bit of a treat, use 500g of pastry and line the bottom of the pie dish - just make sure you cook it at the bottom of the oven so the pastry has a chance to crisp up.

Old-school venison pie with juniper, rosemary and bay

This is a beautiful pie and the kind of dish that makes me dream of good home cooking. We're filling the pie with venison, which will cook to be delicious, tender and sumptuous. After all these years of cooking, a meal like this still gets my pulse racing. For a bit of a treat, use 500g of pastry and line the bottom of the pie dish - just make sure you cook it at the bottom of the oven so the pastry has a chance to crisp up.

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Venison chilli

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