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


Recipe

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 … Continued

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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 … Continued

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News

Award Winning Burgers

Our Cow Wynd shop won Gold in the 2018 Beef Burger Awards and our Brightons shop won Silver! Competition was held by the Scottish Craft Butchers! Make sure to pop in store and purchase these … Continued

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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, … 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 … Continued

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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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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 … 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 … Continued

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