Bistecca alla fiorentina

I replicated one of my most memorable meals at home last week over charcoal, a Bistecca alla fiorentina served rare.  I remember clearly the day I had this in Florence, before a friend’s wedding, and I was thrilled that I was able to do this legendary dish at home. This … Read More

Dirty-Grilled Ribeye Steak

This is cooking at its most basic and best – dirty grilling is when you cook directly on the coals. We do this on our BBQ Course with a good steak, but it works equally well for vegetables such as onions and beetroot, and even apples. If you use a … Read More

Short Rib Burgers

I absolutely love the meat from Short Ribs, with the perfect combination of the most flavourful beef, fat and texture.  Short Ribs can be slow-cooked on the bone with a punchy rub, until the meat is juicy, succulent and tender.  They make a dramatic burger when you place a rib … Read More

Ukrainian Sausages

Sarah has made some special Ukrainian Sausages (kovbasa), made with beef, pork, garlic, paprika and herbs, they are course ground and coiled.  Each sausage weighs approximately 400g (about the same weight as one of our normal packs of 6 sausages) and costs £5.00.  For each Ukrainian sausage that we sell, … Read More

Ribeye Perfection

For me, the ribeye steak is the best steak you can get.  The ribeye offers the best combination of texture and flavour, with the marbled fat melting into the meat to provide unrivaled quality on the plate.  It’s known as the ribeye because of the ‘eye’ of fat in the … Read More

Taking the Brisket

Brisket is a superb value cut of beef that needs to be cooked low and slow until it is melt-in-the-mouth tender.  There are two styles of cooking that I like with Brisket, with BBQ being my favourite and pot roast being the classic Englsih version. BBQ If you have a … Read More

Valentine’s Steak it or Leave it

With restaurants closed or fully booked up for takeaway it’s time to start planning your Valentine’s Day meal and you just might have to venture into the kitchen. Start with the best ingredients, keep it simple and you’ve won half the battle. In the butchery, we have the full steak … Read More

Wood-fired Inspired BBQ

With another week of sunshine ahead of us, it’s time to get wood-fired inspired and try out some new dishes on the BBQ. We start with duck burgers from Creedy Carver.  These burgers are made with 90% duck, the only other addition being fresh spring onions, 5 spice, and seasoning.  … Read More

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