Scotch Eggs

How to Make a Scotch Egg Scotch Eggs are a fabulous accompaniment to any picnic and are easy to make. First hard boil some eggs and allow to completely cool, then peel off the egg shell. Next skin two sausages per egg – my families favourite varieties are Sway 200 & black pudding. Have a bowl of cold water to…


Chicken Ballotine

Chicken Ballotine Introducing Our New Chicken Ballotine – A whole chicken, boned, stuffed then wrapped in bacon. Select from Sage & Onion, Plum & Ginger or Chestnut. To find out more visit our online shop on the link below Chicken Ballotine – Sway Butchers


Pigeon breast with red wine gravy, roast leeks and wild mushrooms

David and I particularly like this recipe from BBC Good Food Pigeon Breasts are available via our ONLINE SHOP   Pigeon Breast – Sway Butchers Ideal for 4 People Ingredients For the marinade 4 garlic cloves, sliced ½tsp picked thyme leaves 6 black peppercorns, crushed 4 tbsp cold-pressed rapeseed oil 8 wood pigeon breasts For the gravy 2 tbsp sugar 200ml red wine 2 sprigs thyme 6 juniper berries, lightly crushed For the…


Homemade Sausage Rolls

Recipe For my Homemade Sausage Rolls Rough Puff Pastry Weigh out 250g Unsalted Butter, 250g Plain Flour and 1 Teaspoon of Maltons Sea Salt add this to a food processor and blitz until not quite sand texture you want to still be able to make out the yellow of the butter but not have any large pieces. (If you do not have…


New Shop Front

Our New shop front  We are very pleased with our New shop front. Thank you to Wayne at Forest View Glazing for working closely with us to customise our new shop front to replicate the original Victoria window and door that were in place when the shop was first built back in the late 1800s.


Watsons Honey

Watsons Honey Sway Butchers are delighted to now stock Watsons Honey. Watsons of Norleywood are beekeepers with hives in Norleywood and other New Forest locations. The honey comes with New Forest Marque status. #localhoney #buylocal Watsons Honey – Sway Butchers


Local Beef

Local Beef in stock Devon Ruby Red Beef from Bramshaw #localproduce #newforest #britishfarming #englishbeef #buylocal


Keeping Safe During Covid

At Sway Butchers our priority is keeping our Staff and Customers Safe. During the pandemic we have made many changes to the way we operate. Sanitiser is available for customers when entering the shop. We have installed screens between our staff and our customers. We have created a Collection Point on the side of our shop to allow contactless collection….


Our Online Shop Goes LIVE

We are pleased to announce that we now have an online shop for both Collection and Delivery. To help continue to offer a service to our customers during this tricky time, we are pleased to announce that we can now offer the convenience of an online shop. Our Village Butchers Shop in Sway remains open for those wishing to visit…