A great alternative to stewing steak.
There's just so much you can do with these lean and juicy cubes of lamb.
Think hot pot... casserole... pie... kebab... biryani... soup.... curry...
Our favourite is a chunky lamb hotpot stewed to tender perfection with slithers if crispy brown potatoes on the top.
Delivered in a plain plastic butchers bag.
This will be butchered on the morning of delivery and put loose into a bag.
Expect some natural discolouration of any surfaces that have been in contact with the air.
Remove from bag and leave covered with a paper towel or tea cloth.
With fridge set at 1-4 °C
Always wash your hands before and after you touch fresh meat. Do the same with any chopping boards you use. And make sure you wipe down any surfaces raw meat has been in contact with.
Never let raw meat come into contact with other food in your fridge. And never – ever - let it come into contact with anything you'd eat straight from the fridge like ham, lettuce or cheese.
Store it separately in the coldest bit of the fridge. Usually the bottom of the fridge near the back.
Let the air circulate
All fresh meat - except bacon or anything in a vacuum pack - needs circulating air so as not to spoil. It does much better in the fridge if it's not covered in plastic. Store it in a bowl and cover it with a paper towel or tea towel, well away from ready to eat foodstuffs.
Freeze meat as quickly as possible. Most of the damage to your meat is done when it's around the 0°C mark, because that's when the ice crystals are at their largest. These crystals puncture the meat so you lose some of the juices when it thaws.
Once frozen your biggest problem is air
Any frozen food in contact with the air will dry out and get freezer burn. So make sure anything you freeze is 100% airtight.
The slower you thaw your meat the less juice is lost. Defrost it in the fridge.