Entries by The Butcher

Christmas left over recipes!

I know Christmas is next weekend but I thought I’d be organised and write down some ideas on what to do with your Christmas left overs, if you have any!!   Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom Pie   400g Cooked Turkey, Chicken or Cockerel cut into chunks 1 onion, chopped 100g cup mushrooms 200g smoked bacon 1 leek, chopped Bunch of […]

A day in the life of a Butchers in Cambridge

The Butcher Diary.  It takes one and a half to two hours to “set up” the shop, which means putting your display in the window, putting out the fresh meat counter display, displaying the fresh bread, the cooked meat and the fruit and vegetable displays. Our meat isn’t delivered vacuum packed ready to be put out on shelves as in the […]

Butchers & Convenient Shopping

I read in an article the other day that people only go to the supermarket to buy their meat because the opening hours mean it is more convenient. That is a very true and a real problem for independent butcher shops. It is difficult for small family businesses like ours, to open longer hours and at the […]

Support your local Butchers in Cambridge!

With more and more butcher shops closing due to more supermarkets being erected in our Cambridgeshire villages, the few Butcher shops in Cambridge that are still trading, are finding it increasingly hard to get new customers through the door. That was one reason why we decided to set up a web page as one way of […]