1. Old UK Cow Launches At T&G

    Old UK Cow Launches At T&G

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    For some time now, as many of you will be aware, we have been at the forefront of promoting and selling Spanish beef, both online and in the shop. This gloriously full-flavoured and densely marbled meat, sourced from the hills of Galicia and the cider lands of the Basque country, is rather special; for the simple reason that it comes...
  2. Richard H. Turner's Francesinha

    Richard H. Turner's Francesinha

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    A couple of weeks ago, knowing that British Sandwich Week was looming, we reached out to food writer, BBQ doyenne and all-round sandwich expert, Helen Graves, for her hot take on a ridiculously meaty sandwich suggestion. A huge OTT affair, that we could possibly feature on our blog. Her response, in typical Peckhamese, was this: 'Yo! Heard of the Francesinha...
  3. A Burger A Day...Keeps You Happy

    A Burger A Day...Keeps You Happy

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    Having gone through a sodden and damp start to the year, the recent glorious weather sort of caught everyone on the hop last week. Collective shrieks about shaving legs, sorting out toenails and and ironing string vests were de rigueur over at T&G HQ. But this is what comes of wearing layers and layers, for long periods of time. One...
  4. GOAT: COOKING AND EATING by James Whetlor - Exclusive recipe & competition

    GOAT: COOKING AND EATING by James Whetlor - Exclusive recipe & competition

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    You may well be familiar with James and Cabrito. He supplies us with kid goat meat after all. And we have featured him on the blog before, in an interview that only gives you a small taste of his passion and knowledge for this very special product. Well now James has just released a book called 'Goat: Cooking and Eating...
  5. Pig’s Head Choucroute by Andrew Clarke

    Pig’s Head Choucroute by Andrew Clarke

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    Now, for some people, this one is going to present a challenge. You may well love to eat meat, consider yourself to be experimental and are always willing to try something new. But let's be honest, the prospect of serving up a pig's head does push the boundaries somewhat. This isn't a case of simply whacking some pork chops on the...
  6. Cow Meets Lobster In a Galician Love Affair With A Sticky Ending

    Cow Meets Lobster In a Galician Love Affair With A Sticky Ending

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    As we head out of the doldrums of a quiet and staid January, no doubt many of you are looking forward to spicing things up a bit, to warm the ol' cockles and bring a bit of luuurve to proceedings. Especially with Valentines Day on the horizon. Cynical hearts will, of course, rubbish the notion of doing something romantic on...
  7. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #4 Richard H. Turner's Braised Pigs Cheeks Picante

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #4 Richard H. Turner's Braised Pigs Cheeks Picante

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    Over the years, many cuts of meat have come through via restaurants or to the kitchen table, having previously spent a long time in the wilderness, only to be thrust suddenly into the limelight. The classic example is the lamb shank. Shunned for years, it laboured on with the stigma of being a relatively poor piece of meat, both in quality...
  8. 5 Tips for Surviving Veganuary

    5 Tips for Surviving Veganuary

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    In the immortal and slightly paraphrased words of John Lennon, another year is now over and a new one has just begun. Yes, January 2018 is here and as a result, a lot of you right now will be carrying out resolutions, making small lifestyle changes and heading into uncharted territories. Many of you may even be having a crack...
  9. Richard H. Turner's Potted Meats and Cowboy Cassoulet

    Richard H. Turner's Potted Meats and Cowboy Cassoulet

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    It's 'Betwixtmas' folks! That odd, no-mans land period between Christmas Day and New Years Eve. Where a large proportion of us will be staggering back to work. Or ruminating indoors, in dressing gown and slippers. Or getting things totally mixed up and doing both. Yes, Betwixtmas is a time of confusion and if you have no clue as to what...
  10. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #3 Richard H. Turner's Beefsteak & Kidney Pudding

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #3 Richard H. Turner's Beefsteak & Kidney Pudding

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    Steamed meat puddings are traditional British comfort food at its best. Save this for when the evenings are closing in and there’s a chill in the air. The first recipe for steak and kidney pudding appeared in a book by Mrs Beeton, though the dish is far older than the 19th century. METHOD Heat the beef dripping in a...
  11. Feather blade ragu: A Secret Treat

    Feather blade ragu: A Secret Treat

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    Butchers can be canny beasts sometimes. Insofar that whilst they are more than happy to advise, suggest and select certain popular cuts over the counter; they also have a long history of sneaking and keeping some of the more unknown joints to themselves. Cuts that often have curious names.  Treats like the Pope's Eye, Jacob's Ladder or Shatner's Bassoon. But sooner or...
  12. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #2 Richard H. Turner's Ox Cheek & IPA curry

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #2 Richard H. Turner's Ox Cheek & IPA curry

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    It’s said that India Pale Ales were brewed to withstand the rigours of being transported from England to India in the wooden-hulled ships of the time. This ox cheek curry makes fine use of IPA and shows off its character. METHOD Preheat the oven to 140°C (275°F), Gas Mark 1 In a large casserole, brown the ox cheeks in...