Best Sheep Breeds For Meat

I have been asked what are the best sheep to breed for meat. I have read that for best meat production, consider fast-growing breeds with good carcasses. Generally, medium to large breeds are good for meat. My husband felt that downland breeds such as Texel or Suffolk are best sheep breeds for meat. I asked … Read more

Rabbit Casserole

We had some rabbit meat in the freezer so I made a rabbit casserole with it. Ingredients whole rabbit cut into joints. 1 carrot diced. 1 leek sliced thinly. Half a red pepper, green pepper and yellow pepper cut into small pieces. 4 tomatoes chopped into quarters. 6-8 mushrooms sliced. 1 onion peeled and sliced … Read more

National Steak Week In UK

National Steak Week will run from October 12th to October 18th and will basically try to encourage everyone to eat more steak. The British restaurant Beefeater is celebrating it’s 35th birthday this October and to celebrate 35 years of chargrilling they are launching National Steak Week so that the nation can indulge in their love … Read more

RSPCA BBQ Source Campaign

This Summer the RSPCA launched the BBQ Source campaign, which focused on making people aware of issues surrounding animal welfare, especially when shopping for meat for the barbecue. The campaign offers help and advice to welfare-conscious consumers who don’t want to forget the ‘source’ of their meat when cooking on the BBQ. As part of … Read more

Chicken Rillette Sandwich

I was sent an email from Becky @ Impact Agency with a recipe for a Chicken and Green Peppercorn Rillette from top chef Henry Harris of Racine. To make the rillette Henry poaches luxurious shredded chicken in goose fat, garlic and sea salt. He then combines this seasoned meat spread with the sharp flavours of … Read more

Pork Brawn – Recipe

Last week I made pork brawn and was unsure of the results but I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised. Ingredients 1 pig’s head a couple of trotters – preferably back trotters as they have a little more meat on them. 1 bay leaf mixed herbs mixed spices 1 onion lemon juice Method … Read more

Pork Brawn

Pork brawn is a type of meat jelly. The meat jelly is made from pieces of pork from the head and trotters of the pig. The trotters also help to give the stock gelatin to help the brawn to set. All parts of the head can be used to make prok brawn. The head and trotters are simmered in … Read more

Roast Quail

Roast quail is quick and easy to prepare. The quail takes about 30 minutes to roast in a medium to hot oven. Add some water to the tin as this will help to keep the meat moist and succulent. Cover the tin with foil for the first 20 minutes and then remove for the last … Read more