Best Butchers in London – Award Winners

Shane Holland Executive Chairman of Slow Food UK visited Morley Butchers in Crouch End to present the 2015 London Best Butchers award. The Slow Food London Awards are a real seal of approval because the entrants and the final winners are all selected by London food shoppers.

Now in their third year these awards were created by Slow Food London to support and highlight the growing number of quality food retailers and producers within London which are the polar opposite of supermarkets .

In their awards statement Slow Food London said “The London Best Butchers award to Morley Butchers recognises excellence in their butchery, time-honed skills, as well as their impressive range of game and quality meat.”

“We are so pleased to have won this award for the second year,running, particularly as it is based on votes from our customers. A huge thank you to them for their support and enthusiasm for our products and what we do in the shop.”

Andrew Beresford – Morley Butchers

Slow food Best Butcher Award

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Bacon & Gammon

//Bacon & Gammon

We cure our own Gammon here in Crouch End, North London using the best ingredients that we source from Blythburgh Free Range Pork in Suffolk. Their animals enjoy a very natural lifestyle and diet with very high welfare standards. By starting with the best quality Pork, using a traditional manual process and allowing plenty of time allows us to create a truly exceptional range of Gammon. We also offer our own smoked Gammon for an even richer flavour.

The supplier of our bacon range also sources from Blythburgh Free Range Pork to ensure great texture and taste.

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By | 2016-12-07T14:55:51+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Christmas, Recipes|Tags: |

Calves Liver

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By | 2016-07-02T13:14:28+00:00 July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Beef, Recipes|Tags: |

Easter Roast

Easter is this weekend. Its a great time to have a large tasty Easter roast with our families and friends. Make sure you are not disappointed, place your Easter orders now to make sure you have what you need for a real memorable meal. Larger Easter Roast If you are planning a larger meal we suggest [...]

By | 2016-03-22T17:23:22+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Beef, Chicken|Tags: , , , , |


Cassoulet is a hearty dish with big flavours, rich and warming, it is slow cooking at its best. The dish gets its name from the pot it's traditionally baked in - a cassole. Traditional Cassoulet Beans are the backbone of the dish but is the addition of the different meats and sausages that give the [...]

By | 2016-07-20T08:31:37+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Pork, Sausages|Tags: , , |

Roast Gammon For Mothers Day

ry this delicious roast Gammon recipe with a Maple Syrup and Cider glaze. It will make a perfect Mothers Day lunch this weekend. The recipe comes from local resident Anne Faber who is a journalist, award winning food blogger and TV cook. Morley Butchers Roast Gammon – real local food Starting with the best quality [...]

By | 2016-10-18T10:03:57+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Recipes|

Ham hock with parsley sauce

Ham hocks and parsley sauce is a delicious comfort food lunch or supper and - really good on colder days. We produce our own Gammon in the shop just right for this recipe. Morley Butchers Gammon – real local food Starting with the best quality Blythburgh Free Range Pork, using a traditional manual process and allowing [...]

By | 2016-10-18T10:03:59+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Recipes|Tags: , , |

Maple Cider Gammon recipe

Try this delicious Gammon recipe with a Maple Syrup and Cider glaze. From a recent book by local resident Anne Faber who is a journalist, award winning food blogger and TV cook. So we are in good hands. Morley Butchers Gammon - real local food Starting with the best quality Blythburgh Free Range Pork, using a [...]

By | 2016-10-18T10:04:05+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Sausage Breakfast

Butchers Sausages and our Free Range Eggs are perfect for this #SausageWeek recipe. The Sausage Breakfast is quick and easy to make and will make a great weekend breakfast  or brunch. This recipe comes from who promote breakfast week and is just one of their breakfast week suggestions. Best Butchers Sausages We stock a range of high [...]

By | 2016-10-18T10:04:10+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Categories: Bacon & Gammon, Recipes, Sausages|Tags: , , , , |