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Go Goose this Christmas

Indigenous to Britain, best for eating in mid-winter and full of flavour due to a lovely layer of fat, Goose was the Victorian’s favoured festive bird. Golden crispy skin and succulent meat that falls from the bone, means there’s nothing quite like a goose, so why not give it a gander this Christmas?

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Autumn Eats

As a self-confessed foodie, autumn is my favourite time of year; game is back on the menu, crisp British apples are in abundance and salads make way for hearty roasts and warming stews. Weekends are spent foraging wild mushrooms, sloes and the last of the season’s blackberries – all perfect accompaniments for meaty meals.

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Hop into Winter – Etherington’s guide to buying and cooking rabbit

While rabbit has long been a mainstay on menus across Europe, North Africa and Morocco (think French stews and spicy tagines) it fell out of flavour in the UK, perhaps because we began to consider rabbits as pets rather than produce. But in recent years it’s made a comeback.

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The Meat Eaters guide to curry

Is there anything better than a meaty curry? Our Head Butcher, Simon Rowse has given us the low down on the best cuts to use, and his top tips for getting the perfect Indian inspired dish every time.

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Love Lamb Week : The Forgotten Cuts

From the 1st – 7th September, it’s Love Lamb Week – giving us the perfect excuse to devour sweet-tasting lamb. However, instead of opting for the usual leg of lamb, […]

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A range of beef steak cuts

Steak Connoisseur Box – Steak Cooking Guide

Our Steak Connoisseur Box was designed with steak lovers in mind. Our expert butchers have selected four different steaks from the best British beef to get your taste buds going – and here’s our top tips on how to cook them!

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Butcher’s guide to barbecuing birds.

Cooking a whole chicken outside can be a daunting idea – however – the butchers at Etherington’s Farm Shop near Scorrier say that all worries of burnt skins and raw middles can be extinguished by simply removing the bird’s backbone, a butchery skill known as spatchcocking. This enables the chicken to lay flat, with even exposure to the heat, which all but guarantees crisp, juicy results every time.

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Cornish Family Butchers introduce launch new online range of quality meat boxes

The Brian Etherington Meat Company has announced the launch a new range of online meat boxes, making the Cornish butcher’s high quality, locally sourced meats available to all.

Designed with the aim to get people across the country eating better quality meat from native and rare breed animals. Drawing on over 60 years expertise in the butchery trade, the range will feature something for all budgets and tastes.

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How to create delicious sausages at home

The British banger is a firm family favourite. Grilled, fried, roasted, cubed in casseroles, or simmered in a sauce – these packets of meaty goodness are always a crowd pleaser! But what sets a good sausage apart? Our Farm Shop butchers create thousands of hand-made sausages a year have put together their guide to making sausages at home.

 

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Getting the best from your burger

Meat, cheese and bread. With core ingredients such as these, it’s no wonder the burger is beloved. A juicy patty that’s just cooked enough in the middle, barbecue-grilled and served […]

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A range of beef steak cuts

Five Farm Shop Favourites for Father’s Day

Want to spoil your dad this Father’s Day, but need a bit of inspiration? Here’s five fab ideas for you to try from our fantastic Farm Shop in Cornwall.

 

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