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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 […]

Mama’s Meatballs

Posted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

One of the most popular dishes in our James Whelan Butchers range is the great family favourite, Mamas Meatballs.

James Whelan Butchers: ‘Summers End 2022

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

As I write it’s another rain soaked Irish summer’s day with a bit of a gust thrown in. I wonder if I have the will to believe it will turn around before the children return to school. Now the upturned hourglass is well and truly running out of sand and my wishful anticipation of a […]

Our Top Tips for Barbecuing

Posted on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 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 Friday, April 8th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, 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 […]

Mother’s Day 2022

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

Mother’s Day is one of the highlights of our year, a day when we honour our own mothers, grandmothers and in this era of blended families – we honour step mothers and other strong female influences in our lives. Traditionally on this day, mothers and mother figures are treated with cards, flowers and other thoughtful […]

Bringing Home the Bacon this St Patrick’s Day

Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 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 […]

Dude Food

Posted on Friday, February 4th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

February is a great month for sport. We have round one of the Six Nations starting this Saturday, the Winter Olympics start today in Beijing. In GAA, February marks Round 2 of the Allianz Football League and across the water in the UK, the Premier League hots up with some really great matches in February. […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Taste of the Orient

Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With the Chinese New Year fast approaching it got me thinking about Chinese food and how we could take some Chinese influences to shake up the mid week menu. There are general Chinese cooking principles that can be applied. I like the fact that you don’t have to stick to the same meat or vegetables. […]

Some Valentine Dining at Home Ideas

Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 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 […]