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Oktoberfest

Did you know that Oktoberfest is the world’s largest fair with more than 6 million people attending Munich every year and maybe not so surprisingly that about 7 million liters of beer are drunk. It seems to me that there are two essential ingredients for any good Oktoberfest celebration – PORK and BEER.  So just in […]

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Vietnamese Lemongrass Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

Recipe: Vietnamese Lemongrass Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

Ingredients: 1.5kg pasture fed bone-in half pork shoulder 140g salt, plus extra 140g brown sugar 2 brown onions, sliced into thick rounds 250ml coconut water 50ml rice wine vinegar Lemongrass Paste: 5 lemongrass stalks, white part only, finely sliced 4 eschalots, chopped 6 cloves garlic, chopped 6cm piece ginger, grated zest and juice of 1 lime […]

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My Best Ever Pitch

Long-time readers would be aware that a butcher’s November newsletter is prime time for Christmas Ham talk. You know the lines… ‘Nearly Sold Out’, ‘Last Chance’, ‘Early Bird Catches the Worm’, blah, blah, blah. Well this newsletter won’t be like that…until towards the end. Which is soon, because this is a short newsletter, ‘cause we […]

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