BBQ Sauce

1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 400g can chopped tomato 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 85g brown sugar 3 tbsp malt vinegar 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp tomato purée Heat oil in a saucepan and add the onion. Cook over a gentle heat 4-5 mins, until softened. Add remaining ingredients, season and mix. Bring to…

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Sticky slow-roast belly of pork

1.3kg piece pork belly, boned, rind left on and scored (make sure to ask us to do this) 2 tsp sunflower oil 1 tsp white peppercorns, crushed 3 large onions, sliced 2-3 tbsp clear honey 2 tsp ground cumin 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped   Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Lay the pork, skin-side up, on…

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Bacon, Gruyere And Mushroom Melt

4 Smoked back bacon rashers 4 Slices thickly cut crusty white bread 5ml (1tsp) Olive oil Knob of butter 1 Large mushroom, thickly sliced 2 Cloves garlic, crushed 100g (4oz) Gruyere or Emmental type cheese, grated Preheat the grill. Place the rashers under grill and cook for 3-4 minutes until lightly cooked. Heat the oil…

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Parmesan spring chicken

1 egg white 5 tbsp finely grated parmesan 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 400g new potato, cut into small cubes 140g frozen pea good handful baby spinach leaves 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 2 tsp olive oil Heat grill to medium and line the grill pan with foil. Beat the egg white on a plate with a little…

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Job Opportunity

Counter Assistant Permanent position, 4-5 days per week We are seeking to recruit a counter assistant for our busy shop in Cow Wynd, Falkirk. Applicants must be of smart appearance, have a positive attitude and cheery disposition. Previous experience is not essential as training will be given. Please send written applications to Rod Gillie, 6-8…

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Sausages with sticky onion gravy

400g 14oz award winning pork link sausages 1 batch Basic sticky onions (see recipe underneath) 1 tbsp plain flour 1 sprig thyme, leaves picked 400ml beef stock Splash Worcestershire sauce Basic sticky onions 50g butter 12 medium onion 1 tsp sugar Fry sausages for 15 mins or until browned, then remove from pan and keep warm. Heat onions in same…

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Secret Shopper!

We had a Secret Shopper from the Q Guild of Butchers visit our store recently! You’ll be thrilled to know we received 100% for shop appearance AND 100% for customer service. Other notes from the report included that the external of store looked stylish & attractive and the Secret Shopper “Would be very happy to…

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Sausages with oregano, mushrooms & olives

450g of diamond award winning pork links 1 tsp sunflower oil 2 tsp dried oregano 2 garlic cloves, sliced 400g can chopped or cherry tomato 200ml beef stock 100g pitted black olives in brine 500g pack mushroom, thickly sliced Using kitchen scissors, snip the sausages into small pieces. Heat a large pan and fry the pieces in the oil for…

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