Meat Sheets

07 Nov 2018

Meat Sheet no.18 Pheasant

Harvest is in, the clocks have changed and salads, picnics and outdoor dining are over for ...
22 Oct 2018

Meat Sheet no. 17 Ben’s Farm Shop breakfast sausages

If there’s a dish, For which I wish More frequent than the rest, If there’s a f...
28 Sep 2018

Meat Sheet no.16 Mutton (dressed as mutton) – growing old gracefully

With Prince Charles, Hugh FW and any number of of famous chefs among its members , the mutt...
12 Sep 2018

Meat Sheet no. 15 Organic Beef Mince

We’ve gone about as simple as we can this time – with our organic minced beef. ...
16 Aug 2018

Meat Sheet no.14 Leg of Lamb – fast or slow?

Seems, very much, to be the culinary meat question of our time. When peripatetic charcuteri...
30 Jul 2018

Meat Sheet no. 13 – beef topside for the Summer

It was only a couple of months ago that we did beef topside but although the sun had starte...
26 Jul 2018

Meat Sheet no.12 – Shoulder of Pork

If Coleman’s is the mustard the British Empire was built on, shoulder of pork has a s...
02 Jul 2018

Meat sheet No. 11 – Ben’s Farm Shop gammon

Over my years behind the butcher’s counter there have been many a time I’ve been asked what...
15 Jun 2018

Meat sheet No. 10 – Chicken Breast Fillet

Meat cut of the week – chicken breast fillet Chicken breast fillet might be the nation’s fa...
04 Jun 2018

Meat Sheet No. 9 – Leg of Lamb

We all know where leg of lamb comes from, what it looks like and, probably, how to cook it ...
21 May 2018

Meat Sheet No. 8 – Beef Chuck for the BBQ

Chuck, normally sold as braising steak, is the group of muscles around the shoulder, to the...
08 May 2018

Meat Sheet No. 7 – Pork Tenderloin

When I started up back in the Jurassic age, pork tenderloin/fillet was all the rage. Chefs ...
21 Apr 2018

Meat Sheet No. 6 – Beef Topside

Coming up to St George’s Day (April 23rd) and British Beef Week (23rd-30th April) we though...
06 Apr 2018

Meat Sheet No. 5 – Porking out

Leg of pork is something of an anomaly. Somehow, it has become the nation’s favourite pork ...
26 Mar 2018

Meat Sheet No. 4 – Sausages with Attitude

At BFS, we’ve always taken our sausages very seriously. Traditionally, apart from black and...
12 Mar 2018

Meat Sheet No. 3 – Lamb Shoulder Steaks

Lamb shoulder is generally acknowledged to be sweeter and tastier than leg. The downside is...
26 Feb 2018

Meat Sheet No. 2 – Shin of Beef

Proper shin comes from the foreleg but, in practise, ‘leg’ from the bottom of the hind leg ...
07 Feb 2018

Meat Sheet No. 1 – Minced Pork

Minced Pork for Chinese New Year We all use minced beef but, for some unfathomable reason, ...