Award-winning Suffolk-based and online butcher’s shop

Combining pasture-fed, slow-grown meat with a passionate and progressive approach to butchery, we offer extensively-farmed organic and free-range meat with a focus on seasonality and traditional breeds. To try our meat, please visit our Aldeburgh shop or buy online.

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Job vacancy: Apprentice Butcher

We are looking for open-minded hard working apprentice butcher to join our small team. Based in our shop in Aldeburgh, the role will also include working front of house so good customer service skills essential.  The position is full time including Saturdays...

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What is Hogget?

Hoggett: a lovely traditional word, a lovely traditional meat, ‘hoggett’ is used to describe lamb that’s had two springs and summers (ie, it’s over a year old) on grass. If treated and hung well - we hang ours for over a fortnight - it outshines lamb for flavour, and can be very tender too. It’s quite hard to get hold of, but worth the effort.

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Lamb for lunch

I wonder if anyone heard the Food Programme with Sheila Dillon last week. Its focus was on the steep decline in lamb-eating in the under 30s. Apparently, the young have no taste for this wonderful meat, which is such a pity. Perhaps it is too fatty, or intimidating for them to cook - I don’t know. Lamb is such a treat for us over 30s!

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