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‘Slow’ Meat Quiz

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It’s never too soon to start organising your Christmas dinner… Slow down and enjoy your Christmas while supporting good, clean and fair food! All participants receive a recipe from Michelin star chef Tom Kitchin and can win Mark Hix’ Oyster and Chop House cook book, too.

Win an organic heritage turkey, an organic lamb box, a leg of Forgotten Food Manx Loaghtan lamb, a half leg of mutton, a free range beef taster box or a selection of charcuterie that our supporters have kindly donated for you.

Brush up on your meat knowledge to answer the following questions correctly, and send an email with your answers and ‘Meat Quiz’ in the subject line to supporters@slowfood.org.uk. The Quiz will close on the 8th of December – just in time for Christmas eve.

1) What is the red area called around a turkeys neck?

2) What is the approximate age of a sheep when it is called lamb, hogget and mutton?

3) The Manx Loaghtan is in which of the 5 Rare Breed Survival Trust Watchlist categories?

We thank our supporters Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Mallsgate Hall, Manx Loagthan Produce, the Blackface Meat Company, the Slow Meat Company and Great Glen Game for their participation and support!

Have a look at the Eating Better Campaign with regards to eating healthier meat.

*By participating in the quiz you agree to receive our bi-monthly newsletter. Please let us know if you do not wish to be contacted in the future.

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  1. Annie Levy

    Hello– not re the quiz, but can you recommend where I could get a nice organic turkey for the end of November, in mid-Wales or shippable thereto– for American Thanksgiving. thanks.

    Oct 09, 2013 @ 5:19 pm


  2. membership

    Dear Annie,

    Thank you for your email.

    I can recommend for you to try Sheepdrove Organic Farm, who specialise in organic heritage turkey (however I am not sure whether they will be ready for you in time).
    http://www.sheepdroveshop.com/

    Two other places I can recommend are the Blackface Meat Company, who have a wide range of products and are very reliable and Copas Turkeys, award-winning for their quality free range poultry.
    http://www.blackface.co.uk/
    http://www.copasturkeys.co.uk/

    Unfortunately none of these are in Wales, but I believe shipping it to you wont be a problem
    I hope this helps and enjoy the Thanksgiving dinner!

    Oct 11, 2013 @ 10:32 am

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