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Keeping it in the family: Outwood Butchers

Not many of us grow up knowing exactly what we're going to do with our lives but, being part of a butchering dynasty that dates back to the late 19th century, William Walton alway…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/keeping-it-in-the-family-outwood-butchers/

meat, butchers, butcher

Burns Night - a taste for tradition

As a wee lad growing up in the Glasgow commuter town of Milngavie, Andy MacNeill ate quite a lot of haggis. Now a butcher with 25 years’ experience, the Scot - who trained at Glas…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/burns-night-a-taste-for-tradition/

Haggis, Burns Night, Priory Farm

Changing Christmas flavours

Christmas dinner has evolved over the centuries. In the Middle Ages the rich would most likely be tucking into boar’s head while the poor would be grateful for a pie made from lef…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/changing-christmas-flavours/

Christmas, christmas food, turkey, festive meat

The Real Pie Company strikes Gold at the British Pie Awards

The Real Pie Company's Steak and Mushroom Pie scooped the Gold in the British Pie Awards 2015 The Real Pie Company takes GOLD at the Great British Pie Awards 2015 Local Food Br…
http://localfoodbritain.com/sussex/articles/the-real-pie-company-strikes-gold-at-the-british-pie-awards/

The Real Pie Company, The British Pie Awards

Local Food Britain and Tony Tobin say #ButcherIsBetter!

This week is National Butchers’ Week and we can now reveal the findings of our survey. More than 500 of you completed our 30 second questionnaire and told us what you thought abou…
http://localfoodbritain.com/articles/local-food-britain-and-tony-tobin-say-butcherisbetter/

meat, butchers, butcher, National Butchers' Week

Forgotten mutton is worth remembering

Once the food of kings, mutton dipped into the doldrums 50 years ago and has never quite recovered. In an interview with Bob Kennard, author of new book 'Much Ado About Mutton', T…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/forgotten-mutton-slow-food-worth-the-wait/

mutton, Bob Kennard

Historic sausage back on the menu

The Jolly Farmers pub restaurant in Buckland near Reigate is helping their local butcher put a lost sausage back on people’s plates. When pub owners Jon and Paula Briscoe – both s…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/historic-sausage-back-on-the-menu/

Surrey Hills Heritage Sausage, The Jolly Farmers pub, Robert and Edwards Butchers

Go 'meat' your butcher - he won't bite

The barbecue season is well and truly here and many of us will be heading off to buy sausages, burgers and steaks. When it comes to locally-sourced produce, a good butchers shop i…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/go-meat-your-butcher-he-wont-bite/

meat, butcher

Lucinda has a beef about traceability

Lucinda Perks'  family began farming in 1993 after 30 odd years in the hospitality business because they wanted to serve locally and ethically reared meat with real flavour. Today,…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/lucinda-has-a-beef-about-traceability/

beef, farming

Let's hear it for local - part 2

This is the second of a two-parter - read reasons 1 - 5 by clicking here. 6. Get more variety Smaller shops which sell a wide range of products encourage competition and diver…
http://localfoodbritain.com/surrey/articles/lets-hear-it-for-local-part-2/

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