I love and respect animals, so it was an easy decision of mine to sell free range produce only. Some people think that’s strange – a butcher who cares about animal welfare – but I don’t get that. It’s the way it should be. I believe that ethically farmed meat is the only honest and fair option. Meat should be savoured and appreciated. Animals should be be treated with compassion and respect.
Kew Store Manager, and slow-cooking aficionado Dave swears by this recipe. You can interchange virtually any slow-cooking meat into this one and it’ll still be awesome. This version uses diced lamb shoulder which becomes unbelievably tender when cooked slow and low.
Coq au Vin is a marvellously simple dish that can earn you serious Cordon Bleu points without breaking the bank or having to make a million sauces. We’re using Chicken chops – which have everything you need for stewing chicken; a bit of bone, dark thigh meat, a little bit of fat and skin for flavour.