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2018 Craft Butcher Bridie Awards

Scotland’s best bridies and and the best sausage rolls are made in Falkirk! Butchers Thomas Johnston who secured a rare double honour after their meaty favourites each scooped a coveted Diamond Award in the Scottish Craft Butchers Savoury Pastry Products Awards 2018 – the highest possible recognition from the industry evaluator. Delighted co-owner Richard Johnston … Continued

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Healthy Eating

Feeling like you over indulged at Christmas? Thinking of a diet? It doesn’t have to only be vegetables and protein smoothies!! We offer a range of flavoursome reduced fat and extra lean products online and in store. Why not try them out and see if you can tell the difference? Rump Steak Steak Mince Fillet Steak Reduced Fat … Continued

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Recipe

Chicken Parmigiana

Ingredients 2 large, skinless chicken breasts/fillets, halved through the middle 2 eggs beaten 75g breadcrumb 75g parmesan, grated 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed half a 690ml jar passata 1 tsp caster sugar 1 tsp dried oregano half a 125g ball light mozzarella, torn Place the chicken breasts between cling film sheets and bash out with a … Continued

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Cooking Tips

How to Cook the Perfect Steak

First, choose your steak Fillet is the most tender and expensive of steaks, but can be a little tasteless. Sirloin and Rib Eye are a little less tender, although if they’ve been dry aged they will still be tender enough, and the fat cover and marbling makes them far tastier. Rump steak is the least … Continued

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Sticky Steaks with Noodles

Ingredients 4 lean Thomas Johnston sirloin steaks For the Marinade Juice of 2 large limes 60ml/4tbsp olive oil 60ml/4tbsp clear honey or maple syrup 5ml/1tsp dried chilli flakes 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed Salt and freshly milled black pepper Finely shredded carrots and spring onions, to garnish   Place the steaks in a shallow dish. … Continued

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5 Minutes of Fame!

Did you spot us in the Metro this morning? We won a Diamond Award for Scotland’s best bridies AND best sausage rolls at the Scottish Craft Butchers Savoury Pastry Awards 2018!

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Cooking Tips

Stinky Garlic!

After working with garlic, rub your hands vigorously on your stainless steel sink for 30 seconds before washing them. It will remove the odor. Source: Food Network

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Recipe

Slow Cooker Lamb Curry

Use the slow cooker to make this nutritious, easy curry and the lamb will melt in your mouth. You can batch cook and freeze the leftovers for another day. Ingredients 1 large onion, halved and sliced 3 tbsp Madras curry paste 400g can chopped tomatoes 2 tsp vegetable bouillon powder 25g red lentils 210g can chickpeas (don’t drain) … Continued

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Happy New Year

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas break and a great New Years! We would like to thank all our customers over the past year! Remember if you pre-ordered your turkey with us before the 9th of December 2017 you will have received a £10 voucher to use in store by the 31st January! Only … Continued

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