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We Welcome Butler’s Cheese To Our Growing Family

PROVENANCE Cheesemaking with Lancashire at it's heart, Without milk there isn't cheese. If you want to make amazing cheese, Butler's believe you need amazing milk and to have amazing milk you need happy healthly cows, plus the least amount of time between milking and making cheese. Butler's are extremely lucky because the majority of their milk comes from the fields that surround their dairy, many of which are farmed by extended family. Butler's milk lorry does the rounds in the morning and...

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Fillet Mignon

Fillet Mignon on the stove To cook  Fillet steak on the stove, you will need: 2 6oz Filet Mignon steaks, with the fat trimmed Salt and pepper to season A bunch of rosemary A bunch of thyme Garlic cloves, crushed Olive oil A nob of butter A heavy pan Cooking tongs A spoon For the best results, your steaks should be at room temperature when you start cooking, so remember to leave them on the counter for around 30 minutes to...

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Roast Rolled Rib Of Beef

How to prepare and roast beef Season the joint with the crushed pepper and sea salt or a flavouring of your choice. Press onto the fat and flesh to evenly coat. Roast for 20 minutes at 220C/fan 200C/gas 7, then turn the oven down to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Cook for 20 minutes per 450g for medium/15 minutes per 450g for rare. Rest the meat for 15-30 minutes in a warm place. Slice the meat neatly away from the bone....

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Dry Aired Treacle Streaky Bacon

For when you’re craving something salty and sweet, our Double Smoked Black Treacle Cured Back Bacon & streaky bacon is the only thing that hits the spot. The unique taste of this bacon is down to the beautifully bittersweet taste of black treacle, which the pork loin's & bellies bathe in for a minimun of 14 day's to ensure the lust thick treacle soaks through to the core.  Dry cured with coarse sea salt by hand and double smoked,...

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Christmas Orders

🎄CHRISTMAS 2021 🎄   After receiving quite a few orders recently ahead of Christmas online, we just wanted to give you a little update regarding supply & Christmas this year.   All our Beef, Lamb & Pork is all sourced from our Family Wholesale Business which sources only the finest Quality meat from local auctions & Farms around, while our turkey's are sourced from the infamous Bill Livsey from inskip, & all hand dry plucked to ensure only the finest British & Red...

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Dexter Beef

Pedigree Dexter beef, which comes in smaller family sized joints and cuts, cooks superbly because of the excellent marbling and eats like a dream. Delicious Pedigree Dexter Beef is a outstanding quality product and tastes as beef used to taste. Dexter beef appears regularly on TV cooking programmes, is available across the country, is the best beef around yet is still little known. Dexter beef is excellent quality, with good marbling. The marbling makes the flesh tender and flavoursome ....

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One Pot Grouse With Chorizo And New Potatoes

Serves: 2 Preparation time: Twenty minutes Cooking time: One hour 35 minutes   Ingredients 2 whole grouse Small knob of butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 lemon quarters 2 bay leaves 2 thyme sprig 300g chorizo ring, thickly sliced 700g new potatoes, halved (or quartered if really large) 12 whole, unpeeled garlic cloves Large splash dry sherry 150ml chicken stock Handful of parsley leaves, roughly chopped   Method Preheat the oven to 180degC/ 60degC fan/gas mark 4 and season the grouse all over ...

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Should We Be Eating More Game

The word of the moment is, of course, sustainable, and it is fast becoming an element that is influencing the way we all live. With ethical sourcing at the top of most people’s priorities, it is no wonder that game – one of the most truly sustainable meats available – is becoming increasingly sought after.   You only have to look at the benefits to see why – it is lean, nutrient dense and high-welfare, and popular in today’s health-conscious society....

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Christmas Is Coming

TOP UK supermarkets have warned there could be shortages of all-important Christmas stock this winter due to chain supply problems. Will there be food shortages this Christmas? Retailers and suppliers across the country have been hit shortages in recent weeks due to worker shortages sparked by Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic. Shortages of everyday products have been reported in some of Britain’s most well-known chains, including McDonalds, Subway, Nando’s and major supermarkets. But not to worry, as our head butcher Tom...

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Why Locally Sourced

Eating locally first means choosing food that is grown and harvested close to where you live, and then distributed over shorter distances than is usually the case. At present there is no officially agreed-upon distance for what constitutes eating locally. This leaves consumers to decide what ‘local’ food means to them. For some people, local is considered anything produced within a 150-mile radius. For others it means anything harvested within the same county. Being able to eat locally depends on the production...

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