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A Steak Masterclass with The Meat Elite

The Meat Elite Butcher

The Butcher

When it comes to eating steak I tend to stick to the classic cuts and will often choose a sirloin over anything else, even a prime fillet. However, I was introduced to a delicious cut called the Picanha on a trip to Argentina (well known for their love of steak) and Brazil many years ago. And it’s great to see this South American favourite slowly infiltrating the British market along with a rising trend for other cuts such as Flat Iron, Hanger, Denver and Bone-in Sirloin. Continue reading

Brooklyn Beefsteak, Brooklyn Beer Mash Tour in London

Brooklyn Beefsteak_prep


By contributor Mathew Lea.

The Brooklyn Beer Mash is a travelling food and arts festival which visits 8 American and European cities. The Mash runs a number of events including food tasting, cooking experiences, informational talks and comedy evenings. The Brooklyn Beefsteak is a feast of steak and beer, lots and lots of steak and beer. Naturally, it is the best event. Continue reading

Organic September Recipe: Chilli Con Carne with Chocolate

Chilli con Carne with Chocolate

Chilli con Carne with Chocolate

September is National Organic Month, which is about making small changes to collectively help the planet. I’m all in favour of that, and like the idea of cooking organically, but have had it stuck in my head that it’s too costly to be realistic about it. But it is feasible if you shop for the odd product here and there – your whole shopping doesn’t have to be organic. Continue reading

Event: Rediscovering Steaks at a Butchery Masterclass

Rediscover Steaks - butcher

Master butcher – Viv Harvey (photo by Susanne Hakuba)


In the presence of

HRH The Princess Royal, President, Scotch Beef Club

Quality Meat Scotland requests the honour of the company of

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Recipes: Ainsley Harriot’s BBQ experience

BBQ Picnic

What gorgeous BBQ weather we’ve been having recently and I’ve made sure to make the most of it, you can see one of my last efforts here. This time round I made use of a generous BBQ kit hamper I’d been given from Ainsley Harriott’s cous cous range. Now I must confess that 1. Continue reading