Beef & beer pie

1 onion, chopped 1 small celery stick, chopped 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 700g beef shin, featherblade or stewing steak, cut into large chunks 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 beef stock cubes 2 sprigs thyme 540ml can dark ale or beer For the pastry 500g plain flour, plus a little extra 250g vegetarian suet 1 egg, beaten a few pinches…

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Winners at Smithfield Awards!

Thomas Johnston is celebrating after winning a prestigious Diamond Award in the UK’s most prestigious competition for craft butchery products – The Smithfield Awards. The event, which is held annually by the Q Guild of Butchers recognises and rewards the excellent products that are being produced by the very best butchers in the country. Thomas Johnston Quality Butchers of…

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Chicken & Chorizo Jambalaya

1 tbsp olive oil 2 chicken breasts, chopped 1 onion , diced 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 75g chorizo, sliced 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning 250g long grain rice 400g can plum tomato 350ml chicken stock Heat the oil in a large frying pan with a lid and brown the chicken for 5-8 mins until golden. Remove…

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Lamb Biryani

400g lamb neck, cut into small cubes 4 garlic cloves, grated 1 tbsp finely grated ginger 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp nigella seeds 1 tbsp Madras spice paste 200g basmati rice, rinsed well 8 curry leaves 400ml good-quality lamb or chicken stock 100g paneer, chopped 200g spinach, cooked and water…

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Haggis & Whisky Winner!

We recently held a competition on our Facebook page… instead of our usual steak pie competition we gave away a haggis and a bottle of single malt whisky to celebrate good auld Rabbie Burns! Here we are with our winner, Margaret! Congratulations!!!!! PS. keep your eyes peeled for another competition coming soon!      

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Moroccan Chicken One-Pot

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, 1 roughly chopped, 1 sliced 100g tomato 100g ginger, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp each ground cumin, coriander and cinnamon 1 large butternut squash, deseeded and cut into big chunks 600ml chicken stock 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 100g dried cherry…

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Caramelised Balsamic Steaks

2 lean sirloin, rib eye or flat iron steaks For the Balsamic Marinade 30ml/2tbsp good quality balsamic or red wine vinegar 15ml/1tbsp muscovado or dark brown sugar 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped or crushed or 5ml/1tsp garlic purée 1 large sprig freshly chopped rosemary Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5-10ml/1-2tsp mild chilli…

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Click & Collect

YOU CHOOSE Choose from our range of the best Scottish produce. Order by 10 a.m. for same day collection. WE PREPARE Our expert butchers freshly prepare your order and hand pack, ready for collection. YOU COLLECT Simply collect your order at Cow Wynd, Falkirk. Click & Collect at your local butcher will be available soon.…

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Steak Fajitas

Ingredients 450g/1lb of Thomas Johnston steak 3 large sweet peppers (red, yellow and green) deseeded and thinly sliced 1 large red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 6-8 corn or flour tortillas For the Marinade 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 60ml/4tbsp rapeseed or olive oil Juice of 2 medium limes Salt and freshly milled black pepper…

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Pick ‘n’ Mix

5 ITEMS FOR ONLY £30 Your choice of any 5 items from our pick ‘n’ mix selection for just £30! Choices include: Pork Chipolatas, Reduced Fat Beef Burgers, Pork Links, Fresh Scottish Chicken and more! Click HERE to buy!   *Only available for online orders

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