The Mission

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THE POACHER

October 09, 2017

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"It’s funny how you change as you get older. When you’re young, you want to kill everything and catch everything. You never want to go home. Now, if I want to hunt I do a dry stalk for roe deer. If I fish, there comes a point when it’s time to go have a pint. Now I walk into the woods and look at pheasants when they are roosting whereas when I was kid I would shoot them for pocket money. Now I walk into the woods without a gun and walk along the river bank without a rod. But I love the romance of one for the pot. The poacher is always in you."

The godfather of British cuisine, Marco Pierre White on trout, pike and poaching. Read the full Lifer in issue 5 of The Mission.

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