Unsmoked Horseshoe Gammon, Boneless

from £12.85£1.29\100g

Our unsmoked horseshoe boneless gammon joints are from outdoor-reared Saddleback pigs from small Dorset and Wiltshire farms and prepared to produce a deliciously sweet and tender meat.

The best method is to place the gammon joint in a large pan with boiling water with any flavourings you fancy (cinnamon, bay leaves, peppercorns, coriander seeds and onion) and cook for 30 minutes per 450g and then drain. Score the joint and then brush with a sticky glaze.

We like to use maple syrup or honey, and coarse-grain mustard baked on a high heat until the glaze is golden.

 

 

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Horseshoe Gammon

Our unsmoked horseshoe boneless gammon joints are from rare-breed Saddleback and Gloucester Old Spot outdoor reared pigs that have taken longer to mature and carry the essential extra fat that produces really succulent, flavoursome meat.

You will find our free-range, hand-butchered pork will be a deeper pink in colour than the intensively reared alternatives and because our pigs have been raised naturally and hung for longer, the skin provides the most wonderful, crispy crackling. Our pork is sourced from small, local, family-run farms in Dorset and Wiltshire with the highest standards of animal welfare.

We believe strongly that small-scale farming is better for the farmer, the animal, the local ecology, and for you, producing exceptionally tasting, ethically reared meat that you can trust completely.

Our Story

We founded the Dorset Meat Company to provide you with the finest grass-fed, outdoor-reared meat, produced sustainably and in harmony with nature. We care about traditional British farming which is why we work with 20 small, family-run farms based in Dorset and Wiltshire that produce really wholesome, natural meat. We believe strongly that small-scale farming is better for the farmer, the animal, the local ecology, and for you, producing exceptionally tasting, ethically reared meat that you can trust completely.

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Our Farms

At the Dorset Meat Company, we work with 20 small, family-run farms in Dorset and Wiltshire that all work to produce ethically reared, nutritious meat, in a natural growing environment, in harmony with nature. Animals that have been allowed to grow at a natural pace and have not been rushed.

100% Grass Fed

Our ruminant animals enjoy a diet of 100%, pure, natural grass. Which is all they ever eat.

Our local countryside is rich in grassland. “Partly real, partly dream country” is how Thomas Hardy described Dorset. Over 40% of the county is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the steep ridges and chalk valleys lending the landscape a rugged beauty. Dotted around the Blackmore Vale, small farms raise traditional cattle breeds like Herefords, Aberdeen Angus and Ruby Reds. The areas of clay soil are rich in grass, wildflowers, clover and legumes, the principal food source for sheep and cattle for centuries. It is these natural environments, rich in essential vitamins and minerals, that help to support a wide range of wildlife and insects as an essential element of a vibrant, thriving ecology.

Nature in balance.

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“Very tasty. This was my first delivery. It won’t be the last. Planning to buy all my meat from here”

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“From ordering online and having all my questions answered with regard to animal welfare, to helping me choose the best produce, this company is 5 *****”

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“We have been purchasing our meat from The Dorset Meat Company for about a year. The quality including taste is what keeps us coming back”

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