1. Richard H. Turner's Pork Rillettes

    Richard H. Turner's Pork Rillettes

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    If you have been to the shop lately,  you will have noticed that we are currently stocking a fine selection of wines from St John. Namely Picpoul, Rosé, Macon, Claret and Bien Autre. All fantastic drops and all expertly blended by Victoria Sharples, who is Head of Wine Operations at St John. To celebrate their arrival, we recently held a small wine...
  2. Thai style rump steak salad with peanut butter dressing by William Leigh

    Thai style rump steak salad with peanut butter dressing by William Leigh

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    Give us a R. Give us a U Give us a M Give us a P What have you got? *squints* It's rump steak of course and we've hit the ground running with a slightly cheerleader-esque start to this post because in our opinion, this traditional cut should be celebrated a bit more. Ask...
  3. T&G's Top Picks For Meatopia 2019

    T&G's Top Picks For Meatopia 2019

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    Did Meatopia really finish up just a couple of days ago? After all that anticipation, excitement and lead-up, it feels like the whole weekend went by in a veritable blur. And for some members of Turner & George it did! (*cough* Tom...) But it was definitely a cracker this year. The atmosphere was buzzing, the music was thumping - and...
  4. Win Tickets to Meatopia 2019

    Win Tickets to Meatopia 2019

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    As if we didn't already have to tell you, the August Bank Holiday weekend is fast approaching. In fact, it all kicks off tomorrow and judging by the weather forecast, we are set for three days of glorious sunshine. Optimum conditions then for grilling and smoking outdoors. Of course, you may be the sort of forward thinking mage who has already...
  5. Grilled Ox Heart with Pickled Walnuts

    Grilled Ox Heart with Pickled Walnuts

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    A couple of weeks ago, we posted a picture of a pig's head on Instagram, as a statement to show our commitment to nose to tail eating. Out of respect for the animal and the environment, at T&G, we believe that nothing should go to waste. We've even got a recipe on this very blog, thanks to Andrew Clarke. The...
  6. Richard H. Turner's UK Ex-Dairy Sirloin with Bone Marrow and Horseradish

    Richard H. Turner's UK Ex-Dairy Sirloin with Bone Marrow and Horseradish

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    When you have a cut or joint of decent meat, apart from applying some unadulterated seasoning, should you really worry about anything else? It's a good question but from our point of view, the easy answer is no. Let the meat do the talking for itself. Especially when it is sourced from UK ex-dairy cattle. In terms of...
  7. Richard H. Turner's Carolina Cue or Pulled Pork Butt

    Richard H. Turner's Carolina Cue or Pulled Pork Butt

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    In the butcher's lexicon, there is - it has to be said - a whole host of slang, names and terminology that ordinarily would swoop over most of our heads. Largely because they make no sense. Cuts such as the popes-eye, coulotte and the London Broil often get whispered with quiet aplomb behind the counter. And a mention of...
  8. The Luther Vandross

    The Luther Vandross

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    On first glance, you have to admit, this does look like a damn good burger.  The patty itself is a White Label Burger, currently only available via our UK Ex-Dairy 'Taster' Box - made from a secret blend of aged cuts and sourced from happy, retired cows. There is a handsome amount of melted cheese, which could be that really naughty...
  9. UK Ex-Dairy Rib-Eye with Roasted Bone Marrow and Black Garlic Chimichurri by Bill Gardner

    UK Ex-Dairy Rib-Eye with Roasted Bone Marrow and Black Garlic Chimichurri by Bill Gardner

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    Picking a winning BBQ dish isn't easy. It really isn't. Not when faced with so many glorious incarnations of meat, that have been marinated and flavoured, and burnished with fire and smoke. We had over thirty entries for our Thuros competition. All bound together over various  T&G social media channels by the very imaginative hashtag: #TGBBQCOMP. And when I presented them...
  10. Richard H. Turner's Braised Lamb Shoulder with Wet Polenta, Wild Garlic and Asparagus

    Richard H. Turner's Braised Lamb Shoulder with Wet Polenta, Wild Garlic and Asparagus

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    Easter is just around the corner now and many of you are no doubt plotting and scheming activities for the extended break. Be it hopping up to the coast for the day or say, nipping off to the countryside for some camping. Before scurrying immediately back home because the heavens have decided to open up and someone forgot to pack the...
  11. Get your BBQ recipe featured on Turner and George AND Win a Thuros T1 "To Go" Grill

    Get your BBQ recipe featured on Turner and George AND Win a Thuros T1 "To Go" Grill

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    The clocks went forward this weekend and despite losing a precious hour of sleep, there is a lot to celebrate. It means that spring is officially here, the days will get progressively longer and there is going to be more opportunity to crank up the BBQ  for grilling steaks, burgers and sausages; or smoking wonderful hulks of meat in the great...
  12. Mother's Day - Rack of Lamb, with cauliflower purée, wild garlic, potatoes and Port

    Mother's Day - Rack of Lamb, with cauliflower purée, wild garlic, potatoes and Port

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    Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday is on the horizon, gang. And of course, the number one question on everyone lips this week is going to be - 'Mum, what do you want for Mother's Day?' Now, depending on your beloved Mum, that could be asking for trouble. Just the other day, word got to us about a Mum in...
  13. Guinness Six Nations - T&G Suggestions For Super Saturday

    Guinness Six Nations - T&G Suggestions For Super Saturday

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    If you are a fan of rugby, you are probably chomping at the bit with the prospect of this weekend. For the Guinness Six Nations Championship will be heading towards its thrilling end, with 3 games to watch, in one day. Otherwise known as Super Saturday. And despite a resurgent Welsh team smashing their way through and winning all their games...
  14. Carbonnade Flamande - T&G style

    Carbonnade Flamande - T&G style

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    Instagram is responsible for a lot of unsavoury things.  Take the proliferation of avocado on toast, shakshuka and beetroot brownies, covered in gold dust, on there. What's that all about? Why are there so many accounts devoted to these three dishes? Sure, given that they are all commonly vegetarian, or vegan, you might be able to appreciate our ire . But really, what...
  15. How to make Beef Wellington

    How to make Beef Wellington

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    Valentine's Day is fast approaching and for those out there who are romantically inclined, no doubt you are frantically working out what to do right now. Do you go to the local bistro and pay over the odds to share an overdone chateaubriand and overpriced bottle of plonk - with every other Tom, Dick and Harry? Do you try and...
  16. Twice Cooked Oxford Sandy and Black Pork Belly

    Twice Cooked Oxford Sandy and Black Pork Belly

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    All of our pork comes from native-breed pigs, that have been reared outdoors, on British farms; and it should come as no surprise that we are supremely confident of the quality and flavour of the meat. But there is always room to push things up a notch or two. Which is why we also offer something extra special in our...
  17. Happy New Year and enjoy 'STEAKANAURY' with Turner & George

    Happy New Year and enjoy 'STEAKANAURY' with Turner & George

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    It may now be 2019 - Happy New Year everyone btw! - but the dust has barely yet to settle over at T&G headquarters.  This is in part due to mania of Christmas and New Year. Butchers up and down the land, never really get to rest over the festive period.  As soon as December edges into sight, it is...
  18. T&G Christmas Canapes: Oxtail and carrot purée bites

    T&G Christmas Canapes: Oxtail and carrot purée bites

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    There are two aims with regards to this latest T&G blog post. The first is to make you aware that Christmas is no less than 22 days away now.  The second is give you some inspiration regarding what you could rustle up for your guests. You know, before the main event that is commonly known as Christmas dinner. However...
  19. Introducing - Iberico Pluma

    Introducing - Iberico Pluma

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    One of the greatest joys of walking into a butchers, has to be the time spent simply perusing the counter and working out what you fancy taking away for the night.  Of course, some people do walk in with a solid agenda and a huge lump of rib-eye on their minds. Quite often it's a case of 'Wham, bang, thank...
  20. Jackie Weight's Slow Smoked Loin Back Ribs

    Jackie Weight's Slow Smoked Loin Back Ribs

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    Leaves are now falling to the ground, the air is now turning crisp and now would be a perfect opportunity to wax lyrical about getting all cosy and comfortable for the rest of the year. Why, it even formed the central focus of our latest T&G newsletter. Hmm, yes, slow cuts - all luscious and melting in the mouth...
  21. Reverse seared steak by Bill Gardner (aka BBQ Bill)

    Reverse seared steak by Bill Gardner (aka BBQ Bill)

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    How many ways do we love to cook steaks, here at Turner & George? Well, let us count the ways. Direct over wood or charcoal is always a good route. Dirty and straight onto searing coals is even better. But a cast iron pan, on a high heat in the kitchen, is also a decent bet. So long as you flip...
  22. Richard H. Turner’s Top Five Picks from Meatopia 2018

    Richard H. Turner’s Top Five Picks from Meatopia 2018

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    Another Meatopia is now done and dusted. Another fine weekend of meat, drink, fire and music is now a sweet memory. But don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. As some tree-hugging, vegan, hippy must have said. At one time or another. And if you missed the shenanigans, do not fret. There is always next year. For the...
  23. Richard H. Turner's Dirty Roasted Steak

    Richard H. Turner's Dirty Roasted Steak

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    Placing a huge hunk of beef, straight down on some glowing white coals, flickering with flame, does sound counter-intuitive, doesn't it? After all, if you've gone all that way to sourcing something that is proper and ethical, and full of flavour - and costing a pretty penny too - why on earth should you try to burn the bejaysus out of...
  24. BBQ Smoked Scotch Eggs by Marcus Bawdon

    BBQ Smoked Scotch Eggs by Marcus Bawdon

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    Hands up if you love a good Scotch Egg. Of course you do. Everyone loves a Scotch Egg. After reading that first sentence, there will no doubt be a veritable 'swooshing' sound, up and down the land, as arms and hands go flying up. Depending of course, on how many people read this post at any given time! It...
  25. Spuntino Eagle Rock Dogs by Kung Fu BBQ

    Spuntino Eagle Rock Dogs by Kung Fu BBQ

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    Out of all the sausages we make at Turner & George, the Butcher's Dog is perhaps the best one of all. You have to be careful making such statements, mind. It's a bit like suddenly announcing who your favourite child is, at a family BBQ or wedding anniversary party. The needle can come scratching right off the record with that...
  26. Clay pot pork belly rice by Lizzie Mabbott aka Hollowlegs

    Clay pot pork belly rice by Lizzie Mabbott aka Hollowlegs

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    At T&G Towers, we are always keeping our beady eyes on what's cooking out there. On Twitter, Instagram and even Facebook. So much so, that collectively, we spend a large proportion of the day staring at our screens, crossed-eyed, with drool running down our t-shirts. Such is the addictive nature of social meeja. And every now and then, we...
  27. Mat's Tribute to Chef Chung

    Mat's Tribute to Chef Chung

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    Earlier this month, the carnivorous fiesta that is Meatopia descended upon the green shores of Dublin, and nestled itself at The Open Gate Brewery. For the uninitiated, this is where the mighty Guinness family experiment and play around with brewing a whole host of different beers. It is not always about the black stuff. Formally titled 'Guinness X Meatopia...
  28. BBQ'd Barnsley Chops with Orange, Onions and Mint

    BBQ'd Barnsley Chops with Orange, Onions and Mint

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    Of all the mighty chops available, perhaps the Barnsley Chop is one of the best to eat and enjoy. This chop - which is basically a thick, double-loin of lamb, cut from the saddle - might be regarded as slightly old fashioned by some. Aficionados, all sexy and hip, tend to gravitate towards lamb Tomahawks, or tender and ubiquitous racks of lamb...
  29. 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...
  30. Ribs! Ribs! Ribs!

    Ribs! Ribs! Ribs!

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    The Spring Bank Holiday is fast approaching and no doubt, right now, many of you are formulating plans. Thinking about getting the barbecue out for cooking, sausages and chicken, patio will be buzzing and all the neighbours will be looking. Bringing six packs of beer and Grandma's new dentures. Before it's back to work. A.G.A.I.N. Recognise the song we've...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. How to bone out a leg of lamb (and stuff it)

    How to bone out a leg of lamb (and stuff it)

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    One of the dilemmas when cooking a beautiful joint like a leg of lamb, is whether to roast it with the bone intact. Or to remove the bone entirely and roll or butterfly. The former is a chef's preference because the bone helps to prevent the meat from drying out and adds an extra element of flavour. But unless you...
  35. Richard H. Turners Beef Wellington

    Richard H. Turners Beef Wellington

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    Probably nothing to do with the Duke of Wellington, as this is very much a 20th-century creation, this is a splendid thing to serve for Sunday lunch if you are feeling ambitious. Most recipes call for a layer of foie gras, which is authentic, if a little grand – so it’s optional here. METHOD First make the...
  36. Meet the Butcher: Ricardo Rodrigues-Farinha

    Meet the Butcher: Ricardo Rodrigues-Farinha

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    Last but certainly not least, here comes Ricardo Rodrigues-Farinha, to give us his views and opinions on the world of butchery for National Butchers' Week. Providing the backbone of the team, Ricardo is usually the first one into the shop, to start setting everything up for the day. Coming from South Africa, he obviously knows a thing or two about...
  37. Meet the Butcher: Sophie Cumber

    Meet the Butcher: Sophie Cumber

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    Continuing on with our introduction to the T&G team during National Butchers' Week, next up is Sophie Cumber. Who not only works in the shop but also runs our Butchery Classes in the evenings and takes care of customer relations. AND you may well have seen Sophie in action at Meatopia, as she often takes centre stage in The...
  38. Meet the Butcher: John Darling-Nash

    Meet the Butcher: John Darling-Nash

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    As part of National Butchers' Week, we decided that you should get to know some of the T&G team. The people who work hard behind the counter and down in the chillers, to deliver our aged steaks, our quality joints and a level of service that we believe, is unparalleled. You only have to wander in to see this in...
  39. The View From The Butcher's Block - Why You Should Use Your Local Butcher

    The View From The Butcher's Block - Why You Should Use Your Local Butcher

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    This week is National Butcher’s Week, so I wanted to outline some of the reasons why buying from your local butchers is always going to be best. Firstly, what is most apparent is the service. Yes, you can visit the butchery counter in a supermarket, but the experience will never be the same. Training as a butcher in a...
  40. How to...Spatchcock a Chicken (with a recipe on the side)

    How to...Spatchcock a Chicken (with a recipe on the side)

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    Having had a bit of a brainstorm at T&G Towers, we've decided that it was high time we showed you a few tricks of the trade. Special customer requests, both online and in the shop, are not unusual and we are always more than happy to oblige. However, there are some things that you can do at home and once...
  41. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #5 Braised Scrag of Lamb with Yeasted Cauliflower and Caramelised Shallots

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #5 Braised Scrag of Lamb with Yeasted Cauliflower and Caramelised Shallots

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    This is the last in our series of 'Ultimate Comfort Foods' for the blog. Well, for the time being anyway. Now that we are speeding towards spring, we've got all sorts of ideas in the pipeline. With nods towards the quicker, more vibrant style of cooking that you associate with longer days and the arrival of blossom and greenery. So more cooking...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. Polly's Christmas Pork Stuffing

    Polly's Christmas Pork Stuffing

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    So, right now, we are in the middle of Christmas Week and for butchers up and down the land, this will be the busiest time of year. From here on in, it's heads down all the way until Christmas Eve. To make sure that all the Herb Fed turkeys, all the Christmas Trimmed Ribs of Beef and all the pigs...
  48. 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...
  49. Hackin Pudding

    Hackin Pudding

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    December has arrived and no doubt, many of you will have spent time this past weekend, putting up the Christmas tree and decorating the house with baubles and tinsel. That 'twelve days before and twelve days after' rule seems to be thrown out of the window these days. But what the hell, eh? If your neighbour is out there, in...
  50. A Taste of Christmas at Turner & George

    A Taste of Christmas at Turner & George

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    After the success of our wine and meat tasting session back in October, you'll be pleased to hear that Turner & George are running another collaboration in EC1, with our neighbours - Made In Little France. Given the time of year, the theme of course has to be Christmas and this time around, we are going to give the evening some...
  51. Turner & George Meat Boxes

    Turner & George Meat Boxes

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    The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted that Turner & George are now offering a range of meat boxes. 'Hurrah!' we hear you cheer. For not only have we taken some weight off your shoulders - deciding what to buy can be difficult sometimes - you can now go about your everyday business, safe in the knowledge that you have...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. Take it slow this Christmas: With a Herb Fed Turkey

    Take it slow this Christmas: With a Herb Fed Turkey

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    Christmas is just around the corner, folks. And of course, depending on your point of view, this sort of statement will either fill you with joy; or leave you grimacing at the screen. Because OK, there are still 48 days to go and perhaps for some people, it is still a little too early to start considering tinsel, mince pies and...
  55. Meet The T&G Sausages

    Meet The T&G Sausages

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    Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you will know that National Sausage Week is here. Which is a very important time of year for us at Turner & George, as you can imagine. Because as a butcher, we can sell all manner of wonderful joints and cuts, in the form of hulking ribeye and beautiful aged steaks. We can bring handsome looking birds...
  56. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #1 Toad in the Hole

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #1 Toad in the Hole

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    'Old school' cooking is an overused phrase and given the connotations that come with it, with all those memories of drafty canteens, congealed beans, grey mash and pink tubes of unknown origin, it is perhaps something to be avoided. But when it comes to Toad in the Hole, we like to think that this nostalgic comfort food can always be cast in...
  57. Richard H. Turner's Braised Shin of Beef with Macaroni

    Richard H. Turner's Braised Shin of Beef with Macaroni

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    Now that the season is changing, with leaves falling and days getting shorter, we often begin to think more about slow cooking. Which of course is a majestic and simple way to eat. Easy, efficient and delicious.  Wonderful. However, out of all the braising cuts available, shin of beef is perhaps one of the more underrated cuts out there. For warming stews...
  58. Wine & Meat Tasting with Turner & George

    Wine & Meat Tasting with Turner & George

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    Next Thursday, on 12th October, Turner & George will be kicking off a brand-new collaboration at our butcher’s shop, with our next-door neighbours, Made In Little France; who are an independent outlet, specialising in importing fine wines from across the channel. Not forgetting to mention numerous varieties of Gallic beer, spirits and bottles of champagne. To signal the start of...
  59. Richard H Turner's Sausage Stuffed Onions

    Richard H Turner's Sausage Stuffed Onions

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    A rustic Italian vegetable dish stuffed with a large portion of pork sausage meat, as all vegetables should be. Serve these with any pork roast instead of stuffing on the side. The sauce makes an excellent gravy. METHOD Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Peel the onions, taking off the outside dark skins, plus one layer of soft...
  60. Revealed: The Art Of Creating The Great British Sunday Roast

    Revealed: The Art Of Creating The Great British Sunday Roast

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    When it comes to the fine tradition that is the Great British Sunday Roast, everyone has their own idea of how things should be done. Their own sure-fire methods, best codes of practise and of course, their very own flights of fancy. Habits that may well have been passed down from generation to generation. The majority of us for instance...
  61. Goatober is Go: Interview with James Whetlor

    Goatober is Go: Interview with James Whetlor

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    In its second year, Goatober will be soon upon us, providing yet another perfect excuse for feasting throughout the cold month of October. Not that we ever need an excuse. For the uninitiated, Goatober is the UK’s month-long celebration of the dairy billy goat meat industry and was brought into life by none other than ethical meat champion, James...
  62. Meatopia Top Five

    Meatopia Top Five

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    Choosing a personal top five is fraught business at the best of times. Headache inducing in fact and whenever anyone asks me to fulfill that brief, it really can be quite agonising. Sometimes, the only route is to simply lock yourself into a room, pull the curtains shut and to get your head down; hoping to emerge with your marbles...
  63. Turner & George BBQ Stars

    Turner & George BBQ Stars

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    Now that autumn is slowly creeping in, a lot of people out there will take this as a signal to quietly cover their barbecues up and consign to their grills and smokers to the shed, or garage, for a well-earned rest. However, there are also plenty of folk who will have other ideas and will crack on straight through. Come...
  64. Jill's Seven Hour Leg of Lamb

    Jill's Seven Hour Leg of Lamb

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    The best things in life are often the simplest and this recipe for slow cooking a hunk of lamb is a perfect, fuss-free approach. A dish that can be left well alone in the oven, whilst you go out for a long walk (perhaps down to the pub) and when you return, the smells flooding throughout your house will no-doubt...
  65. Richard H. Turner's Steamed Pork Buns

    Richard H. Turner's Steamed Pork Buns

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    Steamed pork buns, or char siu bao, are a popular dim sum in Chinese restaurants, and these light and fluffy buns are also grab-and-go street food in China. They are sometimes baked and glazed for a crispy result. Method 1. Mix together the pork, hoisin sauce, shallot, pork broth, soy sauce and sesame oil. Chill in the refrigerator for several...
  66. A Visit to Boyton Farm, Wiltshire

    A Visit to Boyton Farm, Wiltshire

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    Picture this; the rolling Salisbury hills, short stems of yellow straw jutting from the ground and ginormous stacks of the bales that they made dotted around the fields. They stand out against the landscape, under crisp and luscious blue skies scattered with cloud. There isn’t a soul around, except for me, Danny and Caroline Wheatley Hubbard, the wonderful lady who...
  67. An Interview with Mat in his Meatopia hat

    An Interview with Mat in his Meatopia hat

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    Mat Kemp is one of the three Directors at Turner & George alongside Richard and James, but as some of you will know, they are the same trio behind London food festival Meatopia. Here we catch Mat at the T&G HQ kitchen table to talk through what's going to be big at Meatopia 2017. So Mat, in just under a few...
  68. Slow Roasted Leg of Goat with Mint Couscous and Tahini

    Slow Roasted Leg of Goat with Mint Couscous and Tahini

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    Method Pre-heat your oven to 160°C. Take your kid goat leg out of the fridge to bring up to room temperature and then prepare the rub. Place both the fennel seed and cumin seed into a frying pan and lightly toast over a high heat on the hob for a minute or so. Leave to cool a touch and...
  69. Butter fried steak with garlic

    Butter fried steak with garlic

    Recipes By Richard H Turner
    This is old-school French cookery at its best. if you can find grass-fed butter, then use it - evidence is mounting that grass-fed butter is healthier than intensively farmed butter, and it's certainly better for you than margarine or oil.
  70. The Great Bacon Sandwich Debate

    The Great Bacon Sandwich Debate

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    Over the course of our lives, we become embroiled in many arguments and debates. These ‘tete-a-tete’s’ aren’t such a bad thing though, as they help us to form our opinions, mould our perspectives and shape our lives. Further still, quite often the best and most productive deliberations are usually held in pubs, where after a pint or three, soul searching...
  71. Legacy Grazing

    Legacy Grazing

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    There is nothing quite like a good ol’ ramble and meander in the open countryside, is there. As well as the benefit of exercise, it is scientifically proven that walking eases stress. And by re-establishing a connection with nature, we can bring about an inner zen or peace that is often missing from our lives. Unless of course, your...
  72. Give your veg a grillin'

    Give your veg a grillin'

    Recipes
    When the sun is shining and the pale legs come out, quite naturally, a lot of us start to think about cooking in the great outdoors. Which in turn, often leads to a stampede towards the end of the garden, to rescue and tidy up your BBQ. All spurred on by the promise of wonderful scents and sizzling sounds as...
  73. The History of the Butcher

    The History of the Butcher

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    Prehistoric We are all familiar with the concept of our ancient ancestors discovering fire for the very first time. After closing your eyes, you can almost picture the scene. A heavy-browed brute witnessing a tree bursting into flame after been struck by lightning, or accidentally striking a flint and setting alight to some dry grass. Finally, humankind discovers the...
  74. Star Spangled Recipes To Celebrate July 4th - Part 2

    Star Spangled Recipes To Celebrate July 4th - Part 2

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    In the second installment of our celebratory July 4th posts, our next group of chefs and writers pick out their favourite all-American dishes for your delectation. This time, we have Elizabeth Haigh, Bea Vo and Tim Hayward on board, heading South. And things are starting to get distinctly messier. You're going to need plenty of kitchen towel! Elizabeth Haigh (née...
  75. Star Spangled Recipes To Celebrate July 4th - Part 1

    Star Spangled Recipes To Celebrate July 4th - Part 1

    Recipes
    Ah, the Star Spangled Banner. The one national anthem that no-one seems to really know the words to. Which sounds sacrilegious and inflammatory but seriously, we're convinced that the majority of those that do sing it, are simply making the words up as they go along. 'Oh say, can you see, what a great bumblebee, what proudly we hailed, la...
  76. Father's Day Feasting - sorted.

    Father's Day Feasting - sorted.

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    On Father's Day, the whole point is simply to give you dear ol' Dad (or Grandad) the chance to put his feet up, perhaps pour him a beer and forgive him just this once over his propensity to fall asleep in the armchair and snore the house down; just like he does every Sunday whilst the roast is on the...
  77. How to cook the 'perfect' steak with Food Urchin

    How to cook the 'perfect' steak with Food Urchin

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    Call me base and elemental but out of all the necessary dishes to master, being able to cook a steak and to cook it well, features highly on my list. Perhaps higher than honing your ability to make a crispy bacon sandwich. Or say, to construct a decent roast dinner. Of course, there are pitfalls along the way to achieving...
  78. Richard H. Turner's Sichuan Beef

    Richard H. Turner's Sichuan Beef

    Recipes By Richard H Turner
    Sichuan is a southwestern Chinese province and is also the name of its hot and spicy cuisine, which makes good and occasionally exuberant use of chilli. The Sichuan pepper itself is not hot or pungent but has a slight lemon flavour that produces a strange tingling, buzzing, numbing sensation, setting the stage for the chilli. It appears to act on...
  79. SLOW ROASTED PORK SHOULDER WITH ANCHOIADE

    SLOW ROASTED PORK SHOULDER WITH ANCHOIADE

    Recipes By Richard H Turner
    Using the anchovies really enhances the meaty flavour of the pork, in this simple, but beautifully tasty recipe. Recipe from HOG by Richard H Turner / Photo by Paul Winch-Furness METHOD Make the broth the day before. Blacken the onions in a very hot, dry pan. Place in a large pan with all other ingredients and summer. Cook...
  80. MAPLE ROASTED LEG OF LAMB

    MAPLE ROASTED LEG OF LAMB

    General Recipes By Richard H Turner
    We went straight to Richard for a failsafe recipe to make the very most of your Spring Lamb leg this year - with minimal ingredients so that you can enjoy your Sunday properly. METHOD Preheat you oven to 180°C/gas mark 6. Mix the tapenade, maple syrup, thyme, olive oil, smoked paprika and plenty of seasoning. Slice each onion into...
  81. BRAZILIAN ROAST BEEF, FAROUFA AND VINAGRETTE

    BRAZILIAN ROAST BEEF, FAROUFA AND VINAGRETTE

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    Brazilian Roast beef with Vinagrette and Faroufa. This very Brailian take on the weekend staple comes from our good friend, chef and Meatopia veteran, Andre Lima de Luca. Perfect for a summery Sunday afternoon al Fresco style, works best with rolled Rib-Eye, but delicious with any joint of roasting beef. Serves 4. To have a look at more of Andre's...
  82. RICHARD'S SMOKED ROAST PORK CHOPS

    RICHARD'S SMOKED ROAST PORK CHOPS

    Recipes By Richard H Turner
    If you've not already got a copy of Richard H. Turner's first solo book HOG, then allow us to treat you to this tasty excerpt.  At least a year in development, Rich has been collecting and collating information and recipes about one of his favourite animals – the humble pig – and the result is HOG, a celebration of all things...