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Roast Collar Bacon with Vegetable Gravy & Black Pudding Mash

This is the perfect recipe to enjoy our new addition to the Smokin’ Butcher family, the Great Taste Awards winning Dry Sweet Cured Smoked Collar Bacon. It’s packed with sweet and smoky flavours and a nice twist on the usual roast dinner using the Dry Sweet Cured Smoked Collar Bacon and Smoked Black Pudding! Ingredients […]
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A Quick Guide to Bacon Part 3 – The Different Cuts of Bacon

Bacon, and all its flavour and cut variations, is a wonderfully versatile product that can bring a whole range of new taste sensations to both contemporary and traditional recipes. Continuing with our Quick Guide To Bacon, here are the most traditional cuts. The Cuts Rashers (slices) differ depending on the cut from which they are […]
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A Quick Guide to Bacon Part 2 – Wet & Sweet Cured and Smoked Bacon

From fairly humble beginnings, when pigs were kept by almost every household, the bacon has developed to become a must have, versatile, comfort food that is also a profound treat for the senses. I hope you enjoyed the first part of our Quick Guide to Bacon, here is part two! Wet Cured Wet Cure dates […]
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A Quick Guide to Bacon – Part 1

We all love bacon… There is nothing quite like the intoxicating smell of it in the morning, it’s pure comfort and delight. Traditionally, cured bacon preserved the pork meat through harsh winters, when food was scarce and fridges were not available; nowadays we still carry on that tradition throughout the year with a few added […]
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Fall Off The Bone Tender Lamb Shanks

Lamb Shank is a beautiful part of the lamb and absolutely perfect for slow cooking! This lamb shank recipe is a hug on a plate, packed with garlic, onions, mushrooms and herbs, simple yet absolutely delicious! Ingredients (4 Servings) 4 lamb shanks (rinsed and patted dry) 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon rapeseed oil 1 large onion […]
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What is The Lamb Shank?

Lamb Shank is a beautiful part of the lamb and perfect for slow cooking! Ok so… what is the lamb shank? The shank is the cut taken from the lower section of the lamb’s legs and can be from the front legs (foreshank) or the back legs (hind shank). The foreshank may contain part of the […]
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