Posts Tagged ‘An Irish Butcher Shop’

James Whelan Butchers: Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 in Poultry & Game Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

This soup is delicious, nutritious and low in calories. Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1 medium chicken 12 slivers of ginger cut into matchstick size Pepper and salt 2 Tablespoons sesame oil 6 cloves garlic cut into slivers 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup oyster mushrooms sliced thinly 1 cup broccoli […]

James Whelan Butchers: Chinese Pork Balls

Friday, November 1st, 2013 in Pork Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Best quality pork should be used for this recipe.  Ask your butcher to mince it for you.  Belly pork or shoulder will provide the fat content that will keep the result sweet and juicy. Chinese Pork Balls – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 500 g finely minced pork 1 shallot finely chopped 2 cloves garlic finely […]

James Whelan Butchers: Rolled Herb Pork with Crackling

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 in Pork Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Pork combines well with herbs and this recipe is excellent served either hot from the oven or cold from the fridge.  It’s a perfect choice as part of a picnic spread or party occasion. Rolled Herb Pork with Crackling – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 2 kg loin of pork 4 cloves garlic finely chopped 2 […]

James Whelan Butchers: Pork Filo Pie

Monday, October 28th, 2013 in Pork Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Filo pastry is easy to use and readily available.  Because of the nature of the sheets of pastry care must be taken to make sure that they are kept whole. Pork Filo Pie – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 500g/1 lb  lean pork mince 1pork steak/fillet  (minced in processor) 1 egg 1 cup feta cheese crumbled […]

James Whelan Butchers: Lamb Kebabs

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Ask your butcher to bone the lamb and cut it into decent sized cubes for skewering.  If you are using wooden skewers it is always a good idea to soak them in water before using as this will prevent them burning during cooking. Lamb Kebabs – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1.5  kg leg of lamb […]

James Whelan Butchers: Braised Lamb Shanks with Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Lamb shanks are delicious cooked long and slow.  My favourite recipe for lamb shanks was given to me by Tamsin Day-Lewis’, one of world’s favourite food writers and cooks.  She has very kindly given me permission to share her famous recipe in this book. Braised Lamb Shanks with Rosemary and Balsamic – Printer Friendly Download […]

James Whelan Butchers: Moussaka

Monday, October 14th, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Moussaka is a traditional Greek dish and you will find many varying recipes.  This one is not difficult to prepare but it can be a little time consuming, however it is well worth the effort and always looks impressive when serving. Moussaka Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1 kg minced lamb ½  cup  olive oil 1 […]

James Whelan Butchers: Navarin of Lamb

Friday, October 11th, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Spring lamb and an abundance of seasonal vegetables make this a hearty dish that is easy to assemble. It is a nutritious, comforting stew and particularly good with crusty bread to mop up the juice. Navarin of Lamb Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1.5 kg (3 lb) boned shoulder lamb 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon oil […]

James Whelan Butchers: Kashmiri Lamb Curry

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Kashmir is in North India near the Himalyan mountains.  This spiced, slow cooked lamb dish takes its name from that region.  It is often found on menus in restaurants as Rogan Josh.  While it is no doubt spicy, it was never intended to scorch the palate. Kashmiri Lamb Curry Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 2 tbsps […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Bourguignon

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 in Beef Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

I can clearly remember the first time I enjoyed this classic dish. I was pleasantly surprised that it was so much more layered in taste than my expectation, which was that it was just a beef stew with a fancy name. I was wrong. The aromas that fill the house when it’s cooking stimulate the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Win a Copy of An Irish Butcher Shop

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 in Good Food | 124 Comments »

This December we’re giving away 10 copies of An Irish Butcher Shop, Pat Whelan’s first book which is a great read for anyone interested in Irish food but also makes an ideal gift for any carnivore you may know. To enter our competition and be in with a chance of winning an Irish Butcher Shop, […]