Posts Tagged ‘lamb’

James Whelan Butchers: Eat Fresh

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

If you’re just up it might take a second to wrap your brain around this but stick with me.  New research has just been released that suggests people are not fat because they are lazy and don’t move but instead are lazy and don’t move because they are fat!  It took me a while too, […]

James Whelan Butchers: Hot Brazillian

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

You don’t need me to tell you how to cope with Irish summers.  I shouldn’t have to remind you that just because it says June on the calendar you still shouldn’t leave the house without being prepared for any and all weather eventualities – sun screen and bug spray will reside harmoniously with wet weather […]

James Whelan Butchers: Spring

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

The stretch in the evenings, the early morning sunshine, a carpet of colour in the fields; spring has sprinkled its magic everywhere.  The minute the clocks go forward it heralds the promise of all things outdoors.  Suddenly those lonely looking tables outside urban coffee shops are spilling over with people and life and not just […]

James Whelan Butchers: Little Lambs

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

As a nation we like to talk about the weather it is our ‘got to’ ice breaker for any and every occasion. It is strange that we have such a fascination with the elements given that we live in a relatively moderate climate and extremes are unusual. However, this winter has been one of them. […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Bonds on the Sunday Business Post (Daily Post)

Friday, November 16th, 2012 in Press | No Comments »

It’s interesting to see the stats. This was the most viewed piece on the Daily Post with the Sunday Business Post and James Whelan Butchers Beef Bonds. Here’s what they had to say “Buy a stake in a cow with new “beef bonds” 05:58, 13 November 2012 by Post Reporter Pat Whelan, of James Whelan Butchers […]

James Whelan Butchers: Lamb Stew Hot Pot 

Friday, September 30th, 2011 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

You can also use neck of lamb or gigot chops to make this stew. This is a great nutritionally complete dinner in one pot for the whole family. Lamb Stew Hot Pot – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 675g diced leg of lamb 4 tablesp. plain flour Salt and freshly-ground black pepper 1 teasp. chopped fresh […]

James Whelan Butchers: Great Tipp Food

Friday, August 19th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  As the old saying goes, necessity really is the mother of invention. I found myself with a small dilemma (tiny in fact as dilemmas go) over the weekend. Approximately half of a pound of butter that had been left out of the fridge was rapidly turning into a too soft, squidgy mess on the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beat the Bloody Weather

Friday, August 12th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | 1 Comment »

  Looking back through my archive of musings for this column over the past three years it would appear that I could pull out the same article each August and reprint it and that’s mainly because of the predictably unpredictable Irish weather. We start off the summer full of anticipation of sunny days, picnics and […]

James Whelan Butchers: Totally Tipperary a Great Success!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 in Good Food | No Comments »

The first Totally Tipperary Food Festival took place on June 25th and was a great success with a host of bloggers, chefs, Tipperary food producers and many more gathering to create a unique foodie experience. The festival was organized by the Tipperary Food Producers Network to raise awareness about local food production throughout Tipperary. The […]

Video Guide: Butterfly Lamb

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 in Video Guides | No Comments »

Ever wonder how to prepare and cook butterfly lamb? Watch our master butcher Alistair walk you through the steps of preparing a butterfly leg of lamb, ready for the BBQ.

James Whelan Butchers: Summer’s Here

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  Back in April I was sure the summer had arrived until May came along and appeared to plunge us back into winter. Despite the lighter evenings, those wet days, particularly in the latter half of the month, made me feel like putting the barbeque up for sale on ‘Done Deal’ rather than preparing it […]