Lamb, Hogget or Mutton?

This Easter is particularly early and with the wet winter and spring, new season’s lamb is extremely hard to come by and has a price to match.  However, we do have plenty of hogget and mutton available. It’s worth explaining the difference between the three – simply the name of … Read More

The Easter Feast

The Easter Feast is a chance to gather with family (hopefully in the spring sunshine) and enjoy a festive meal without having to worry about presents, crackers and trees.  It’s the perfect time to celebrate the occasion and catch up over a good meal.  We have a variety of suggestions, … Read More

Happy Stew Year

January: Cold, dark, and wet, but at least we have stew – a dish celebrated worldwide for months such as these.  With the slow cooker out, we have the perfect options for a remarkable stew, with meat or vegetarian and a variety of flavours and textures. If you are cooking … Read More

Makhani Mutton Curry

Fancy something a little different for your Friday night curry? Whip up a quick and easy makhani mutton curry using a jar of The Tomato Stall Makhani sauce and diced mutton from the butchery counter. Fragrant, decadent and ready in a pinch!   This Punjabi style tomato-based curry is aromatic, … Read More

Easter Treats

Alongside a glorious range of Easter Eggs, truffles and chocolate bars, we also have some more unusual Easter Treats, such as Sussex Simnel Cake and a beautiful  Italian Easter cake is called Colomba (which means dove in English). Colomba is very similar to panettone, made using real butter, eggs, milk, … Read More

Herdwick Mutton

We had the opportunity to get some Herdwick Mutton in this week.  Herdwick sheep have grazed around Borrowdale in the Lake District for over 1000 years, and are uniquely acclimatised to the Cumbrian Fells.  The meat has been hung for two weeks and provides a gamey, full flavour that reflects … Read More

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