Cattle · Farm life

The birth of a cow…

We’ve recently welcomed a new calf onto the farm – the birth was tricky and complex. As the last calf due on the farm this year, its arrival was highly anticipated and it’s birth was expected to be pretty straight forward as the mother is the most experienced on the farm – she’s also the largest, making her the herd’s natural matriarch.… Continue reading The birth of a cow…

Beef · Cattle · Cooking · Food & Drink

Great British Beef Week – Fillet of beef with lobster ravioli

As it’s Sunday, I thought I’d try a more challenging dish to cook using our own beef. For the past seven days I’ve been cooking with different cuts of beef to mark Great British Beef Week. Today I was inspired by a dish I had at Royal Ascot a few years ago when I went… Continue reading Great British Beef Week – Fillet of beef with lobster ravioli

Beef · Cattle · Cooking · Food & Drink

Great British Beef Week – Beef dopiaza

This week is Great British Beef Week and to mark the event I am cooking a different dish every night using our own beef. On day three I thought I’d cook one of our staple dishes – beef dopiaza. I cook a curry at least once a week using chicken, pork, lamb, beef or fish – they are always spicy and always accompanied… Continue reading Great British Beef Week – Beef dopiaza

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Great British Beef Week – Flat Iron steak

This year Great British Beef Week is all about championing the role of beef within a healthy and balanced diet and the benefits of using thin cuts for a quick-to-cook meal packed full of protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. To mark the event I am cooking a different dish every night this week using our own beef. On day two… Continue reading Great British Beef Week – Flat Iron steak

Beef · Cattle · Cooking · Food & Drink

The start of Great British Beef Week…

Today, St George’s Day, marks the start of Great British Beef Week. Running for seven days, the celebration was started by Ladies in Beef – a group of more than 150 female beef farmers who aim to promote the British beef industry (the organisation was co-founded by National Farmers Union president Minette Batters). The event champions… Continue reading The start of Great British Beef Week…