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  • Tips for a Great Roast Beef

    Tips for a Great Roast Beef

    As a family-run butcher, we know how to cook beef. Roast beef is one of those things where by following just a few simple steps, it can come out as a beautifully cooked, family centre piece. If done...

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  • Introducing: Our Christmas Range

    Introducing: Our Christmas Range

    Introducing: Our Christmas Range 

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  • Championing Our Local Partners - A.J. Hornig

    Championing Our Local Partners - A.J. Hornig

    We know – we’ve droned on about the importance of buying local. Last week though, we did a quick social media post championing our haggis partner: AJ Hornig. This was so well received and...

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  • Why is it important to buy local?

    Why is it important to buy local?

    We have always believed in the ‘buy local’ mantra, and even more so once COVID hit. In the last few years, many people have felt the same way as we do, pushing the #supportlocal movement,...

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  • Steak Cuts: Explained

    Steak Cuts: Explained

    In our humble opinion, steak is the ultimate comfort food. It feels luxurious, but can be whipped up quickly for a great family meal.

     

    Choosing between steak cuts is difficult –...

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  • Dry Aged Beef: What's all the fuss about?

    Dry Aged Beef: What's all the fuss about?

    At Gilmour Butcher we 'Dry-Age' all of our Beef. Dry-ageing is the process of reducing the moisture content in the meat. The two main objectives of dry aging are to create greater tenderness and flavour....

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  • Beef Stroganoff

    Beef Stroganoff

    We absolutely love this recipe from the Hairy Bikers for the perfect Beef Stroganoff. Rich and creamy, and super simple, it's the perfect midweek dinner! Serve with green beans and warm crusty...

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  • Chimichurri with Nico

    Chimichurri with Nico

    This sauce is the perfect accompaniment to most meats. It is eaten in many countries in South America and differs from country to country, region to region or even house to house. It’s also not...

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  • How to Cook the Perfect Steak with Nico

    How to Cook the Perfect Steak with Nico

    How to Cook the Perfect Steak  With Nico Ewert, executive chef at Bon Vinant Group Cooking the perfect steak Cooking a perfect steak should become an obsession. Something you enjoy doing and enjoy...

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