Pigeon Pie

By cookitsimply.com

Serves 5-6


150 ml red wine
2 tablespoons port
6 juniper berries, crushed
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 pigeons
25g butter
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion finely chopped
4 rashers streaky bacon, rinds removed, chopped
350g chuck steak, trimmed and cut into 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes
175g flat mushrooms, thickly sliced
few sprigs of parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp dried thyme
350g shortcrust pastry