Tag Archives: McKanna Meats

Beef Cheeks

July 1st 2011 I was delighted when I walked into the butchers and they had about a dozen beef cheeks (also known as ox cheeks) on special offer. They weighed about half a pound each, so I bought two. Beef Cheeks … Continue reading

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Theobalds

November 11th, 2010 I’ve just been to the butcher, Theobalds (McKanna Meats Ltd.), for some osso buco. My friend Oli introduced me to this butcher’s shop, over ten years ago. I wanted to cook some ox tail, which was hard … Continue reading

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Napoli Sausages

August 9th, 2010 These are my favourite supper time sausages. I used to buy McKanna’s own Cumberlands (which are the best BBQ sausages I’ve ever eaten), graduated to Toulouse, but a single try of the Napoli had me addicted. I … Continue reading

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Roast Duck

August 8th, 2010 Roasted for a couple of hours, with some onion, herbs, garlic and butter inside to add flavour. Pricked all over to release the fat, which is excellent for roasting potatoes. I found Daffy for a fiver at … Continue reading

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