We’ve all been there. Bought a whole chicken to roast and then, thriftily, make soup or curry with the remnants. But it never happens. Any attempts at culinary utopia are quashed by limited time and limited butchery skills. However, fear not, for that’s about to change. With a simple chopping board and a knife it’s […]

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Meat should be marbled. If you’re not quite sure what that means, look for meat with little white flecks of fat through the red muscle, it brings both flavour and succulence. Unless your meat has been vacuum packed or it’s destined for the freezer, store it in the fridge with the bag removed and on […]

I was reading the Metro newspaper the other day and noticed the article shown above. On reading it I wasn’t shocked. During my time as a butcher I’ve been asked many well-meaning questions and a few concerning ones too. A middle aged adult with three children in tow once enquired ‘how to cook a burger?’ […]