The latest news, meat cooking tips, simple recipies and special offers from Thomas Johnston Scottish Butchers.


Recipe

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 … Continued

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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 … Continued

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News

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 … Continued

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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 … Continued

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Best roast leg of lamb

2 kg leg of lamb 1 bulb of garlic ½ a bunch of fresh rosemary 1.5 kg potatoes 1 lemon olive oil Mint Sauce 1 bunch of fresh mint 1 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons wine vinegar Remove the lamb from the fridge 1 hour before you want to cook it, to let it come up … Continued

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News

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 … Continued

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Easter Competition

FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A RIB ROAST OF BEEF (ON THE BONE), which feeds 6-8 people, all you have to do is… Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tjbutchers/  Competition closes Thursday 29th March, 3pm! GOOD LUCK

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Recipe

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 … Continued

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Special offer

Extra Lean Steak Mince – Buy 2lb get 1lb FREE!

Another great deal from Thomas Johnston and a firm customer favourite. Extra lean steak mince made from the finest rump and shoulder cuts, buy 2lbs and get 1lb FREE! What do you make with yours… chilli con carne? lasagne? cottage pie? Order online today for Click & Collect 

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Recipe

Creamy chicken, leek, bacon and thyme pie

This creamy chicken pie recipe with leeks, bacon and thyme is a hearty classic. The recipe is enough to make two pies – one to eat now and one to freeze for another day. 1 large (about 1.7kg) free-range chicken 2 carrots, chopped 3 onions, cut into wedges 1 bouquet garni, made of 1 celery … Continued

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