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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We stock a premium quality range of Scottish beef bred, raised and selected to produce the finest flavour. Our beef is produced from animals reared predominantly on a Grass-Based Diet, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Posts below on what’s in the shop, guides to the different beef cuts and how to cook them, seasonal ideas and recipes.

Our Premium Beef Suppliers – Whitrighill Farm

We like provide our customers with more details about the provenance of the beef on our counter. This post is about Walter Wight who produces beef at Whitrighill Farm. To provide you with the very best for your plate we look to find premium beef suppliers and producers. We look for beef that has come from [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Beef Provenance|Tags: |

Individual Beef Wellingtons with Black Pudding

These individual beef wellingtons are brilliant, the addition of some black pudding makes for a real tasty treat. It is an excellent way of cooking this most luxurious and tender cut of beef. Ingredients For Individual Beef Wellingtons 4 x  fillet steaks (about 4cm thick) from Morley Butchers 15-30ml olive oil Salt and freshly milled black pepper 50g [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: , , |

Roast Beef Yorkshire Pudding Horseradish Relish

Classic food combinations remain popular because they work so well together and are very hard to improve. Roast beef yorkshire pudding and horseradish is one of those. What will make a difference is having the very best ingredients such as our very tasty Scotch Beef. Best Scotch Beef Beef from Morley Butchers is a truly premium [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: |

Veal Scallopini Recipe

The Oscars are coming up this week so a good time to find a recipe with some Hollywood glamour. We of course turn to local experts on these matters Silver Screen Suppers who have an amazing collection of film star recipes. They have selected for us Veal Scallopini (Escalope de Veau aux Cèpes) as cooked by Peter Falk [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Where Our Premium Beef Comes From – Waygateshawhead Farm

We like provide our customers with more details about the provenance of the beef on our counter. This post is about Waygateshawhead Farm and the farmer there Ross Orr. To provide you with the best we source premium beef suppliers and producers. We look for beef that has come from slow growing animals that have [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Beef Provenance|Tags: , , |

Valentine Steak Supper

A special meal is a real treat on February 14th. A Valentine steak supper will really hit the spot delivering a romantic meal that is really tasty and easy to do at home. What could better than a perfectly cooked steak? We can provide you with the best ingredients so you can make a meal [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: , , |

Spicy Beef Quesadillas

Beef Quesadillas are a spicy Mexican classic, they are easy to cook and very tasty to eat. Layers of minced beef, chorizo heat and lots of melted cheese make this a meal that will be really popular with the whole family. The quantities below will serve four people. They will take about 15 minutes to prepare [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: , |

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic pasta dish and a real favourite with all the family. Bolognese is a sauce that develops a deep rich flavour from simple ingredients by slow cooking. We have a great recipe here for an authentic Italian version. Spaghetti Bolognese History Bolognese sauce is an Italian full-bodied meat sauce or ragu for [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Beef, Pork, Recipes|Tags: , |

Beef Pie With Beer And Chestnuts

Beef pie is a warming dish just right for the colder months. This recipe includes beer and chestnuts which adds a seasonal festive feel. Ingredients For Beef Pie With Beer And Chestnuts 450g Beef from Morley Butchers cubed 1 red onion, peeled and cut into quarters 225g packed whole peeled chestnuts 600ml/1pint bitter 1tsp brown sugar 1tsp [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: |

Oxtail With Dumplings

This is a delicious comfort food recipe. Slow cooked oxtail with dumplings is a real warming treat on a cold day. This is a dish that tastes even better the next day. Remove from the fridge and heat slowly for about 1 hour until piping hot. The flavours will be deeper and sauce even richer. Ingredients For Oxtail [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Beef, Recipes|Tags: |