Frequently Asked Questions
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long do I roast this joint for?
As all ovens vary considerably for best results always refer to the oven
guide. Alternatively, here is a rough guide
Roasting times for Beef
Roasting times for Pork
Roasting times for Lamb
Roasting times for Chicken, Poussin, Quail and Guinea Fowl
Roasting times for Turkey, Goose and Duck
Gammon: Either simmer in water or
bake in the oven at gas mark 4 180C (or a combination of both) for 25
minutes per 460g (1lb). Soaking the
before cooking is not necessary, but you may prefer to bring the joint
to the boil, discard the water & start
again with fresh.
Q. Is your meat suitable for home freezing
A. All meat delivered to you is fresh and suitable for home freezing.
Q. Can I freeze the meat in the bag it comes in
A. The white bags the meat is delivered in is suitable for home freezing
Q. How long can I keep it in my freezer.
A. Use within the appliance guidelines. Always thaw thoroughly before
Q. How long can I keep meat fresh in the fridge before I use it?
A. Our policy is as follows unless otherwise stated:
Minced Meats: Use the same or following day
All other cuts of meat: Use within 3 days.
If you are unable to use the meat within these guidelines then place
it in the freezer. Always thaw thoroughly before use.
Q. What is the
best way to store the meat in the fridge at home.
A. Always remove the meat from the white bag that it is delivered
in. Place in a shallow bowl or on a plate & cover
with the paper film provided. If possible always store the meat on
the bottom shelf of the fridge.
Q. How much do I need?
A. The amount of raw meat needed obviously varies due to individual
appetites. Allow 100g for a small eater & 250g
for someone with a good appetite! Somewhere in between, i.e. 180g is pretty
average. For a joint 220gms is a good guide & allows for shrinkage.
Q. How many lbs in a kg?
A. See our weight