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Our Favourite Recipes & Cooking Guides

A collection of recipes using our rare breed meat and some guides to the best way to cook various cuts.

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Roast Pork Loin

For an impressive loin of pork roast you need to have golden crispy crackling. Salting the pork skin and bathing it in boiling water will help to ensure good results every time.

Prep: 20 min
Cook: 45-60 min
Serves: 6
Method: Roast

Trotter Jelly

Perfect for bringing life to sauces and stocks If you can get beyond any initial squeamishness at the site of pigs trotters. This wonderful jelly will reward you over and over by bringing an extra dimension to your stocks, sauces and pies. Keep it in a …

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 3 hours

Slow Roasted Shoulder Pork with a Spicy Rub

Slow roasted pork shoulder

This is a really simple way to enjoy a shoulder joint that pulls apart and melts in your mouth. A great value meal that works well as a sit down dinner or to make delicious pulled pork rolls for the family.

Prep: 10 min
Cook: 3 - 4 hours
Serves: 6 - 8

Praise the Lard (how to make your own lard)

The native breeds of pig at Mount Grace Farm are allowed to forage on a natural diet. This results in them carrying more fat than mass produced pork. The fat produced by these pigs is much healthier as a result of both their diet and the lack of anti b …

Prep: 15 min
Method: Slow Cooking

Braised Pork Cheeks in Red Wine

Pig cheeks have spent a lifetime chewing, creating a strong muscle connected by a wealth of tissue and collagen. When cooked slowly for a long time the cheeks break down into small lumps of fall apart tender flesh.

Prep: 10 min
Cook: 3 hours
Serves: 4

Useful Guides

Fresh Herbs to Pair with Lamb & Mutton

Lamb matches well with lots of herbs and can handle some pretty strong flavours. Marinating with herbs can help to bring out the natural flavour of lamb. Here are some of the fresh herbs that we think work particularly well with our lamb and mutton. An …

Flavours that Pair with our Grass Fed Beef

Our native breed grass fed beef is full of flavour and with the right food pairings the results can be heavenly. One our whole rib & loin cuts during the dry aging process. Feeding on a natural diet of grass gives our beef a fuller, “beefier” flavo …

How to Roast Beef

  How to Roast Beef Traditionally, roasting implies cooking at a high temperature for a short time, often in a dry roasting tin. The upside of this is that you get a cooked roast and some fantastic gravy from the residue in the tin. The downside b …