Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine with Figs & Almonds

This Lamb Tagine, is a crowd-pleaser, with a rich Moroccan inspired flavour. The recipe from Peter Gorton perfectly pairs the spices to build a deep and satisfying taste. Serves 4 Cooking time 8-10 hours Cooking temp – Low  Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 kg or 2 ½ lb cubed lamb shoulder, (5cm – 2inch chunks) 1 onion, sliced 4 … Read More

Cidered Gammon and Potato Casserole

A great mid-week dinner, chuck everything in the slow cooker in the morning, this wonderful gammon dish is ready and rearing to go in the evening. Cooking time: 6-7 hours Serves: Serves 4 Cooking Temp: Med-High Ingredients 500g or 1lb unsmoked gammon joint, trimmed of fat 625g or 1 ¼ lb potatoes, cut into 2cm chunks 200g red onions, peeled … Read More

Cajun Style Turkey Escalopes with Chilli, Mango Salsa

Healthy, flavoursome and extremely easy to make. Our latest recipe in the Healthy and Hearty range uses turkey escalopes, which are naturally lower in fat and calories then a chicken breast but still packed with taste. Ingredients 2 x 200g turkey escalopes – rubbed with the cajun spices 1 tbsp olive oil for cooking Method Heat up a frying pan … Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken & Sage Hot Pot

This slow cooker chicken and sage hot pot is such a lovely wholesome meal.  Everything you need in one pot and ready when you are.  Great for a comforting dish. Cooking time: 8 hours Serves: Serves 4 Ingredients Fry light or 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 500g skinless, boneless chicken, preferable legs 1 onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 4 … Read More

Supporting The Country Food Trust this Winter

The Country Food Trust is a charity founded in 2015 which produces food and donates it to people in need. Since its inception The Country Food Trust has supplied over 350 tonnes of food which has been donated to 1900 charities across the country. Our parent company, MC Kelly, is extremely proud to support this fantastic organisation which has so … Read More

Gluten Free, a quiet revolution in meat

Gluten Free Meat Delivery

We mainly sell meat; it has no gluten. However, as soon as you start adding value and variety, you are into all sorts of potential allergens. Sausages! Every butcher produces sausages, and traditional rusk or breadcrumb has gluten, that bit’s obvious. Burgers, unless they are 100% meat, the likelihood is there will be gluten or other allergens in them. Then … Read More

To Build the Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger

Burgers are simple, yet complicated. That’s a contradictory start to any blog. What I mean to say is, the principle of a burger is that it’s a ball of minced meat which has been flattened. That’s a simple idea. How you do this and whether you add anything, that’s where the complication starts. The Meat Most burgers are produced on … Read More

Chefs Corner

Red Cabbage Coleslaw

Wow, what gorgeous weather we are having! The upturn in the weather is tempting us all outdoors and encouraging us to fire up the barbie. Burgers and sausages are the staple but there are many other types of meat which, with just a touch of TLC, can be transformed to enhance your outdoor cooking experience. Minimum effort is required to … Read More

Chefs Corner

Kansas BBQ Sauce

The Meat Box Company would like to welcome a new contributor to our newsletter and website. Dominic Bryant, the Head Chef at The Old Rydon Inn in Kingsteignton funnily enough has found himself with a bit of spare time during the Covid 19 outbreak due to the lockdown and temporary closure of the business. With Dom having been a customer … Read More