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Biltong: Tasty AND Good For You

Biltong and Droewors: A Taste of South Africa

Biltong and droewors are two of South Africa’s most beloved dried meats. They are made from beef or game meat that is marinated in a mixture of spices and then dried for several days. Biltong is a bit harder and drier than droewors, which is softer and more flavorful. Both are high in protein and low in fat, making them a healthy and satisfying snack.

What is Biltong?

Biltong is made by cutting beef or game meat into thin strips and then marinating it in a mixture of vinegar, salt, coriander, black pepper, and other spices. The meat is then hung to dry in a cool, dry place for several days. Biltong can be eaten on its own or used in recipes.

What is Droewors?

Droewors is made by grinding beef or game meat and then mixing it with spices, such as coriander, nutmeg, and cloves. The mixture is then stuffed into thin sausage casings and dried for several days. Droewors is a popular snack food and is often eaten with cheese or fruit.

How to Eat Biltong and Droewors

Biltong and droewors can be eaten on their own or used in recipes. They can be sliced thin and added to sandwiches, salads, and wraps. They can also be ground up and used to make burgers, meatballs, and sausage.

Where to Buy Biltong and Droewors

Biltong and droewors can be found at South African grocery stores and online retailers. They can also be made at home, but it is a time-consuming process.

Nutritional Value of Biltong and Droewors

Biltong and droewors are high in protein and low in fat. They are also a good source of iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.

Health Benefits of Biltong and Droewors

Biltong and droewors are a healthy snack that can help you feel full and satisfied. They are also a good source of protein, which is essential for building and repairing muscle tissue.

You can try them yourself by ordering them from our website: https://www.countrystylemeats.co.uk/product-category/butchery/south-african/

BBQ Season

BBQ Season is Here!

It’s that time of year again when the weather is warm and sunny and all you want to do is fire up the grill and cook some delicious food. BBQ season is here, and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with a few friends and family around.

why not check out what we have to offer:

BBQ!

Here are a few tips for making the most of your BBQ season:

  • Choose the right meat. If you’re not sure what to cook, ask your butcher for recommendations. They can help you choose the right cut of meat for your grill and your budget.
  • Marinate your meat. Marinating meat helps to tenderize it and add flavour. There are endless recipes for marinades, so find one that you like and experiment.
  • Don’t overcook your meat. Overcooked meat will be dry and tough. Use a meat thermometer to check for doneness.
  • Let your meat rest before slicing. This will help the juices redistribute throughout the meat, making it more tender and flavorful.
  • Serve with your favourite sides. BBQ is a great time to get creative with your sides. Try grilled corn on the cob, potato salad, or macaroni and cheese.

With these tips, you’ll be sure to have a successful BBQ season. So fire up the grill and get cooking!

WIN A BBQ PACK

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To celebrate the King’s Coronation on the 6th of May, we are giving one lucky customer a free Barbecue pack worth £20.

To enter:
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Pack Contains:
– 4 Pieces of Chicken
– 4 Beef burgers
– 4 Steaks
– 4 Pork Steaks
– 4 Pork Sausage

Closing Date Saturday 6th May 2023 @ 9:00 am – the winner will be drawn on Saturday 6th May 2023.
🍀Good luck!!🍀

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Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day why not treat your special someone to the perfect meal idea, to one of our “Mum” patterned pastry homemade pies, Available in either Steak or Cheese & Onion?

For convenience why not place an order through our Website and collect in-store when it best suits you? (Click & Collect Only)

See our wide range of mother’s day gifts ranging from cards, sweet treats, wines and much more in-store

Hampers are currently available in the farmshop and our eBay shop, be sure to keep an eye out.

Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! this valentine’s day why not treat your special someone to the perfect meal for two with our amazing selection of steaks?

Why not try something new with our all-new heart-shaped, caramelised red onion burgers?

Additionally, top off your meal with our in-store special offer of 2 for £12.99 on a selection of wines.

Burns Night 2023

Burns Night – Wednesday 25th January

Pick up a Scottish speciality dish from Countrystyle Meats to celebrate Burns Night 2023. Our Butchers have been busy preparing and sourcing a range of items for you, including Haggis Balls, Highland Battenburg, Haggis Pinwheels and Chicken Balmoral. Perfect with tatties and veg

Only offered instore

Happy New Year!

Bring in the New Year with our Butchers Special Offers.
Valid Friday 30th and Saturday 31st December

Countrystyle Meats Butchers Weekend Special Offers:

  • RUMP STEAK – £14 per KG
  • BBQ PULLED PORK – £6 per KG
  • Lamb Chops – £ 12 per KG

We also have a large selection of party food and desserts available in-store. From spare ribs, burgers and sausages to onion rings, garlic mushrooms, pork pies and much more. Don’t forget to take a look in our freezers to choose from our huge assortment of desserts including twin-pack or multi-pack desserts, cheesecakes, pavlovas and gateaux from Lathams; fondants, roulades and cheesecakes from Field Fare; a variety of flavours of pudding from Cartmel Village Shop; and of course, the ever-popular wide range of ice creams from Wallings and Mrs Dowsons.

Wishing all of our lovely Customers past and present a happy and healthy New Year!

We look forward to seeing all of you throughout the year!

Best wishes

All of the team at Countrystyle Meats

Christmas Meat Orders

Due to the busy nature of our shop at this time of year, the last delivery before Christmas will be Saturday 10th December 2022 and deliveries will re-commence in the new year from Wednesday 11th January 2023.

The Click& Collect option will also be unavailable at this time, any non-Christmas orders will be taken over the phone (01524 841 111) for collection in-store. Christmas orders are being taken in-store now. The last day to place your Christmas order in-store is Sunday 11th December 2022.

Christmas products are now available in our Christmas Category ideal for freezing, and ready for Christmas.

We have select Christmas products in our under the butcher’s category available for freezing, ready in time for Christmas.

Please be aware whole Turkeys are ONLY available to purchase in-store.