“There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man’s lawful prey”.
John Ruskin 1819-1900
When done well, a butchers produce is some of the finest produce around, made with skill, care and attention to detail by a craftsman. But like most wonderful foods in this world, it can be taken by those less interested in eating quality (more driven by profit) and made into an inferior commodity with little regard for the end product.
I believe we make some of the best sausage and pork products available. A true British sausage is light with a smooth texture, containing pork from locally reared, high welfare livestock, well seasoned and with an amount of bread rusk that gives us the desired texture and flavour.
This is our philosophy, sausage, bacon, hams, black puddings & pies made by true professionals, interested in respecting the raw material and producing artisanal fayre.
The Q Guild represents the finest quality independent meat retailers in Britain.
Butchers carrying the Q Brand send out a strong message that they are one of Britain's
best butchers shops.
DIRECT FROM DAVID
Posted 31 January 2014
Any fool can know. The point is to understand – Albert Einstein I have read all the books on the science of salami making and cured meat preserving. I have practiced it to quite a degree too. But it’s not until you meet the fathers, sons and families whose lives revolve round it and has [...]
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Posted 04 December 2013
Being the son of a farmer, growing up in the late 60′s and 70′s, Christmas was, and still remains a hugely busy time of year for me. My mother, (it was the domain of the farmer’s wife) reared and fattened turkeys, chickens and geese to sell at the farm gate for the festive period. It [...]
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Posted 13 November 2013
Highland Cattle. What are they? These shaggy coated long horned cattle thrive on the rough pasture and hillsides of their native Scotland. Probably the most handsome of all cattle breeds, they produce wonderfully flavoured beef with a marbling of fat, synonymous with many British breeds, which naturally bastes the meat whilst it cooks, enhancing the [...]
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