Good Food

James Whelan Butchers: Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Posted on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

This butterfield leg of lamb is the perfect choice for a speedy Sunday Lunch and can even be cooked on the barbecue. Serves 8 Cooking time: 50 minutes Serving Suggestions Steamed new potatoes Nutritional Analysis per Serving Protein: 55g Carbohydrates: 32g Fat: 20g Iron: 3.8mg Energy: 521kcal Ingredients 1 leg of lamb, boned and trimmed, […]

The Food Makeover

Posted on Friday, May 24th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

In conversation with a friend recently I found myself wading into the murky waters of food and weight loss.   We would both find ourselves in that rather tricky position of having a desire to fit into a smaller trouser size but possessing an even greater desire for a steak pie, nice wine, good sausage, local […]

James Whelan Butchers: Lighter Days

Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Regardless of the weather I always find that I just enjoy lighter food in the summer months. It may be simple conditioning or it could be my body wanting to shed all that was packed into it in the cold winter. For me this time of year always calls for lighter meals and with the […]

Our Top Tips for Barbecuing

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Nothing says summer more than the sights and smells of people cooking and enjoying great food outdoors. We just love dusting off the BBQ and garden furniture – inviting friends and family round, creating great times in the back garden! Heaven! We asked some of our team for their barbequing tips, from cooking the perfect […]

Easter – A Time of Celebration & Change

Posted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Lamb Recipes, Occasions | No Comments »

Now that the days are getting longer and thankfully brighter, it’s a time of change. Those of us who are organised enough, might begin to resurrect summer wardrobes; we might bring fresh life to our gardens with new plants and flowers, and those of us passionate about great food might be looking for fresh inspiration […]

Bringing Home the Bacon this St Patrick’s Day

Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Good Food | No Comments »

St Patrick’s Day, a day when the world over celebrates Ireland and the Irish. Our politicians cleverly use the day as a great excuse to hop on a plane and connect in person with world leaders. In more recent years, it’s used as a platform to promote Irish tourism with Tourism Ireland organising some of […]

Some Valentine Dining at Home Ideas

Posted on Thursday, February 8th, 2024 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, couples everywhere are wondering how best to celebrate this special day. For some, restaurants may be out of the question or too restrictive, and for others even the thought of cooking an elaborate meal from scratch at home is exhausting. We can solve this problem with a simple solution with […]

The JWB Wagyu Journey

Posted on Friday, April 21st, 2023 by Mandy in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Mother Nature is a great teacher. When it comes to growing and rearing food, the laws of sowing and reaping, of getting your hands dirty, adding time, waiting, and then waiting some more for a successful outcome, is a good analogy for life in general. Despite our love of instant gratification, Nature refuses to bow […]

Mid Terms on your Terms Newsletter February 2023

Posted on Monday, February 20th, 2023 by Mandy in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Mid-term on your terms Make mid-term easy on yourself. Here are five gorgeous James Whelan Butchers selects to order and collect, or better still have delivered. Our Master Butchers have done the prep. You already have a lot on your plate, we only want to add something delicious.   The Salt-Aged Showstopper Prime Irish Striploin. […]

Beef Wellington – The Perfect Alternative Christmas Day Dinner

Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

For people considering an alternative to the seasonal Turkey and Ham on Christmas Day, James Whelan Butchers are introducing a very special signature dish, Beef Wellington, which will be part of the now award winning Dine at Home Collection of restaurant quality meals for two. Named after the man who crushed Napoleon at Waterloo, the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Christmas Hampers

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Good Food | No Comments »

Memorable Corporate Gifts with the Gift of Great Food Giving the gift of great food we believe is the most thoughtful Corporate Gift. At James Whelan Butchers we have so many ideas for corporate gifts, especially our collection of  Salt Aged Hampers, especially for the meat connoisseur featuring a variety of exceptional cuts of meat […]

World Steak Challenge

Posted on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

        Tipperary Butcher strikes Gold at The World Steak Challenge James Whelan Butchers certainly lived up to their ‘world class’ ambitions on Wednesday night, achieving both Gold and Silver at the World Steak Challenge. Blind tested and tasted against 300 steaks, from 25 different countries, spreading across four continents, their Tipperary home […]